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Taxon: Carya alba (L.) Nutt.

Synonym of Carya tomentosa (Lam.) Nutt.

Genus: Carya section: Carya
Family: Juglandaceae
Nomen number: 9249
Place of publication: Gen. N. Amer. pl. 2:221. 1818 (ex Elliott, Sketch bot. S. Carolina 2:624. 1824; K. Koch, Dendrologie 1:596. 1869)
Comments:Name verified on: 06-Oct-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 21-May-2013
No species priority site assigned.



  • Barrie, F. R. 2011. Report of the General Committee: 11. Taxon 60:1212. [proposal recommended].
  • Brummitt, R. K. 2010. Report of the Nomenclature Committee for Vascular Plants: 61. Taxon 59:1273. [proposal recommended].
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Little, E. L., Jr. 1979. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541.
  • Rehder, A. 1945. Carya alba proposed as nomen ambiguum. J. Arnold Arbor. 26:482–483. [= C. ovata (Mill.) K. Koch].
  • Rehder, A. 1949. Bibliography of cultivated trees and shrubs. [= C. ovata (Mill.) K. Koch].
  • Ward, D. B. & J. H. Wiersema. 2008. (1807) Proposal to reject the name Juglans alba (Carya alba) (Juglandaceae). Taxon 57:308–310.

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