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Carya carolinae-septentrionalis (southern shagbark hickory)

Synonyms: Carya borealis; Carya ovata subsp. australis; Carya ovata var. australis; Carya ovata var. carolinae-septentrionalis; Carya ovata var. fraxinifolia; Hicorius australis; Hicorius borealis; Hicorius carolinae-septentrionalis

Attributes

Height [2]  66 feet (20 m)
Width [1]  43 feet (13.1 m)
Air Quality Improvement [1]  Low
Allergen Potential [1]  High
Carbon Capture [1]  Medium-High
Shade Percentage [1]  77 %
Temperature Reduction [1]  Medium
Wind Reduction [1]  Medium
Hardiness Zone Minimum [1]  USDA Zone: 5 Low Temperature: -20 F° (-28.9 C°) → -10 F° (-23.3 C°)
Hardiness Zone Maximum [1]  USDA Zone: 9 Low Temperature: 20 F° (-6.7 C°) → 30 F° (-1.1 C°)
Water Use [1]  Moderate
Edible [2]  May be edible. See the Plants For A Future link below for details.
Flower Type [2]  Monoecious
Leaf Type [2]  Deciduous
Lifespan [3]  Perennial
Pollinators [2]  Wind
Specific Gravity [4]  0.68
Structure [2]  Tree
Usage [2]  Wood - hard, strong, very tough; Used for tool handles and also makes a very good fuel, giving off a great heat.
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Great Smoky Mountains National Park II 515454 North Carolina, Tennessee, United States
Southern Appalachian Biosphere Reserve 37548505 North Carolina, Tennessee, United States  

Distribution

North America;

Photos

Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1i-Tree Species v. 4.0, developed by the USDA Forest Service's Northern Research Station and SUNY-ESF using the Horticopia, Inc. plant database. 2Plants For A Future licensed under a Creative Commons License 3USDA Plants Database, U. S. Department of Agriculture 4Forest Inventory and Analysis DB version 5.1, May 4, 2013, U.S. Forest Service
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Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access