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 Changed: 01-Dec-2004
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Brownwood (BRW)
Accessions: 62 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

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)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • Eastern Canada: Canada - Ontario, - Quebec
    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, - Iowa, - Kansas, - Minnesota, - Missouri, - Nebraska, - Oklahoma, - Wisconsin
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, - Indiana, - Maine, - Massachusetts, - Michigan, - New Hampshire, - New Jersey, - New York, - Ohio, - Pennsylvania, - Rhode Island, - Vermont, - West Virginia
    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - Nuevo Leon, - San Luis Potosi, - Tamaulipas
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, - Arkansas, - Delaware, - Georgia, - Kentucky, - Louisiana, - Maryland, - Mississippi, - North Carolina, - South Carolina, - Tennessee, - Virginia
    • Southern Mexico: Mexico - Hidalgo, - Puebla, - Queretaro, - Veracruz

  • Cultivated:

  • Europe

    • : Europe

References:

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Images:

  • Embryo drawing: U.S. National Seed Herbarium drawing
  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image