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Taxon: Carya aquatica (F. Michx.) Elliott

 
Genus: Carya
Section: Apocarya
Family: Juglandaceae
Nomen number: 313342
Place of publication: Sketch bot. S. Carolina 2:627. 1824 (T. Nuttall, Gen. N. Amer. pl. 2:222. 1818, nom. nudum)
Link to protologue:
Comment: Nuttall listed only the epithet, and although he cited "Juglans species, L. Willd." under his genus Carya, this cannot be taken as an indirect reference to J. aquatica F. Michx. that was published after Willdenow
Name Verified on: 17-Mar-1988 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 04-Oct-2018
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Brownwood (BRW)
Accessions: 47 (45 active, 5 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • bitter pecan  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • water hickory  (Source: Trees US) - English
  • Bitter-Pekan  (Source: Zander Ency) - German
  • Wasser-Hickorynuß  (Source: Zander Ency) - German

Economic Importance:

  • Fuels: charcoal; fuelwood
  • Materials: wood

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois (s.), Missouri (s.e.), Oklahoma (http://www.biosurvey.ou.edu/shrub/caaq2.htm)]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky (s.w.), Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina (e.), South Carolina, Tennessee (http://tenn.bio.utk.edu/vascular/database/vascular-database.asp?CategoryID=Dicots&FamilyID=Juglandaceae&GenusID=Carya&SpeciesID=aquatica), Virginia (s.e.)]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]


References:

  1. Browne, E. T. & R. Athey Vascular plants of Kentucky: an annotated checklist. 1992 (L Kentucky)
  2. Clewell, A. F. Guide to the vascular plants of the Florida panhandle. 1985 (F FlaPan)
  3. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston Manual of the vascular plants of Texas. 1970 (F Tex)
  4. Deam, C. C. Flora of Indiana. (F Indiana)
  5. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  6. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  7. Fowells, H. A. Silvics of forest trees of the United States. (AH 271)
  8. Godfrey, R. K. & J. W. Wooten Aquatic and wetland plants of southeastern United States, 2 vol. (Aquat SE US)
  9. Grauke, L. J. & M. A. Mendoza-Herrera 2012. Population structure in the genus Carya Acta Hort. 948:143-158.
  10. Grauke, L. J. & R. D. O'Barr 1996. Initial survival of pecan grafts on seedling rootstock of pecan, water hickory, and their interspecifi hybrid HortTechnol. 6:45-48.
  11. Grauke, L. J. & T. E. Thompson 2003. Rootstock development in temperate nut crops Acta Hort. 622:553-566.
  12. Jones, G. N. & G. D. Fuller Vascular plants of Illinois. (F IllJones)
  13. Little, E. L., Jr. Important forest trees of the United States. 1978 (AH 519)
  14. Little, E. L., Jr. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541. 1979 (Trees US)
  15. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  16. Radford, A. E. et al. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas. (F Carolin)
  17. Smith, E. B. An atlas and annotated list of the vascular plants of Arkansas. 1978 (L Arkansas)
  18. Steyermark, J. A. Flora of Missouri. (F Missouri)
  19. Stone, D. E. et al. 1964. Morphological and chemical evidence of the hybrid nature of bitter pecan, Carya × lecontei (Brittonia) 17:97-106.
  20. Wunderlin, R. P. Guide to the vascular plants of central Florida. 1982 (F CFla)
  21. Zhang, J.-B. et al. 2013. Integrated fossil and molecular data reveal the biogeographic diversification of the Eastern Asian-Eastern North American disjunct hickory genus (Carya Nutt.) (PloS One) 8(7): e70449.

Check other web resources for Carya aquatica (F. Michx.) Elliott :

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Images:

  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=313342. Accessed 18 November 2018.