Carya cordiformis
Bitternut hickory

Family: N/A (Juglandaceae)

Lifespan: Perennial

Height: 60-80' (18-24 m)

Flower Color: Greenish

Flower Size: Tiny

Bloom Season: April or May

Fruit: 3/4-1 1/4" (2-3 cm) long, nearly round or slightly flattened; thin husk with tindy yellow scales, splitting along 4 wings

Conditions: Dry hills; along roads

Sunlight: Intolerant of shade

Moisture: Dry to moist

Wood is slightly lighter, less stiff, and not quite as strong as other hickories.

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