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What kind of hickory is this?

Posted by river_city 7A (My Page) on
Tue, Sep 3, 13 at 22:33

The younger bark on my hickory doesn't match that of any identification sites that I've been using as reference.

Could someone else help with this?

Thanks!


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RE: What kind of hickory is this?

A leaflet close up and if possible a nut would help! Some of the pros might get it without that, though.

I'll go with carya glabra


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RE: What kind of hickory is this?

As requested. Thanks a TON for helping!

Some more info: it's growing next to a runoff, which empties into a reservoir about a mile away. I'm in Richmond, VA.

It's driving me nuts - it really doesn't completely match anything I can find.

This post was edited by river_city on Wed, Sep 4, 13 at 10:44


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RE: What kind of hickory is this?

  • Posted by beng z6 western MD (My Page) on
    Wed, Sep 4, 13 at 12:20

Given the images, it's difficult to ID. The terminal leaf is perhaps too big to be bitternut, but the nuts are too small to be shagbark.

Pignut maybe.


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RE: What kind of hickory is this?

Looks like pignut, C.glabra, to me, too.


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RE: What kind of hickory is this?

  • Posted by bboy USDA 8 Sunset 5 WA (My Page) on
    Thu, Sep 5, 13 at 0:08

So then it must have been driving you pig-nuts, rather than just nuts.


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