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Carya floridana (scrub hickory)

Synonyms: Hicorius floridana

Wikipedia Abstract

Carya floridana (syn. Hicoria floridana) the scrub hickory, is a tree native to the southeastern United States, where it is endemic in central Florida.Although it can grow to the height of 25 meters, many specimens are seen as shrubs 3–5 m tall with many small trunks. The leaves are 20–30 cm long, pinnate, with three to seven leaflets, each leaflet 4–10 cm long and 2–4 cm broad, with a coarsely toothed margin.
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Attributes

Height [1]  66 feet (20 m)
Edible [1]  May be edible. See the Plants For A Future link below for details.
Flower Type [1]  Monoecious
Leaf Type [1]  Deciduous
Lifespan [2]  Perennial
Pollinators [1]  Wind
Specific Gravity [3]  0.68
Structure [1]  Tree
Usage [1]  The wood is probably only used for fuel;
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Canaveral National Seashore II 9090 Florida, United States

Range Map

North America;

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1Plants For A Future licensed under a Creative Commons License 2USDA Plants Database, U. S. Department of Agriculture 3Forest Inventory and Analysis DB version 5.1, May 4, 2013, U.S. Forest Service
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Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access