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Taxon: Carya ovata (Mill.) K. Koch

Genus: Carya section: Carya
Family: Juglandaceae.
Nomen number: 9255
Place of publication: Dendrologie 1:598. 1869
Name verified on: 06-Oct-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 01-Dec-2004
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Brownwood (BRW).
Accessions: 54 in National Plant Germplasm System.


Common names:

  • shagbark hickory   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English
  • shellbark hickory   (Source: F NAmer ) – English
  • upland hickory   (Source: F NC Tex ) – English
  • carya blanc   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – French
  • caryer ovale   (Source: F NAmer ) – French
  • noyer blanc   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – French
  • noyer tendre   (Source: F NAmer ) – French
  • Schuppenrindenhickory   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – German
  • caria blanca   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish
  • skidhickory   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish
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Economic importance:

  • Human food: nut   (hickory nuts of commerce fide AH 519)
  • Fuels: charcoal   (fide AH 519)
  • Fuels: fuelwood   (fide AH 519)
  • Gene sources: primary genetic relative of pecan   (based on close affinities and crossability with Carya illinoinensis fide Crop Germpl Comm 2004)
  • Materials: wood   (fide AH 519)
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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    Eastern Canada: Canada - Ontario [s.], Quebec [s.]
    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia
    North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, Iowa, Kansas [e.], Minnesota [s.e.], Missouri, Nebraska [s.e.], Oklahoma, Wisconsin
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia
    South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas
    Northern Mexico: Mexico - Nuevo Leon, San Luis Potosi, Tamaulipas
    Southern Mexico: Mexico - Hidalgo, Puebla, Queretaro, Veracruz

      Cultivated:
  • EUROPE
    Europe

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • Boutelje, J. B. 1980. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature.
  • Browne, E. T. & R. Athey. 1992. Vascular plants of Kentucky: an annotated checklist.
  • Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston. 1970. Manual of the vascular plants of Texas.
  • Diggs, G. M., Jr. et al. 1999. Shinner's and Mahler's illustrated flora of North Central Texas.
  • Elias, T. S. 1972. The genera of Juglandaceae in the southeastern United States. J. Arnold Arbor. 53:26–51.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen.
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Fernald, M. L. 1950. Gray's manual of botany, ed. 8.
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2.
  • Gómez-Pompa, A. & V. Sosa, eds. 1978–. Flora de Veracruz.
  • Grauke, L. J. & M. A. Mendoza-Herrera. 2012. Population structure in the genus Carya. Acta Hort. 948:143–158.
  • Grauke, L. J. 2004. Vulnerability of Carya. Crop Germplasm Committee reports. National Plant Germplasm System, USDA-ARS.
  • Jones, G. N. & G. D. Fuller. 1955. Vascular plants of Illinois.
  • Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Little, E. L., Jr. 1978. Important forest trees of the United States.
  • Little, E. L., Jr. 1979. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541.
  • Mansfeld, R. 1959. Die Kulturpflanze, Beiheft 2.
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2.
  • McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1986. Flora of the Great Plains.
  • Ownbey, G. B. & T. Morley. 1991. Vascular plants of Minnesota: a checklist and atlas.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Radford, A. E. et al. 1964. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas.
  • Rehder, A. 1949. Bibliography of cultivated trees and shrubs.
  • Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants.
  • Rosengarten, F. 1984. The book of edible nuts.
  • Seymour, F. 1969. The flora of New England.
  • Smith, E. B. 1978. An atlas and annotated list of the vascular plants of Arkansas.
  • Strausbaugh, T. D. & E. L. Core. 1978. Flora of West Virginia, ed. 2.
  • Voss, E. 1972–. Michigan flora.
  • Wherry, E. T. et al. 1979. Atlas of the flora of Pennsylvania.
  • Zhang, J.-B. et al. 2013. Integrated fossil and molecular data reveal the biogeographic diversification of the Eastern Asian-Eastern North American disjunct hickory genus (Carya Nutt.). PLoS One 8(7): e70449.
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