Taxon: Carya tomentosa (Lam.) Nutt.

 
Genus: Carya
    Section: Carya
Family: Juglandaceae
Nomen number: 9257
Place of publication: Gen. N. Amer. pl. 2:221. 1818
Comment: whether Nuttall based his name (lacking the * of his new names) on J. tomentosa of Lam. or Michx. cannot be determined; he cites Willdenow under his genus, but from there (Willd. 1805) only a connection to Michaux can be inferred
Name Verified on: 06-Oct-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 11-Jan-2008
Species priority site is: Plant Introduction Office (PIO)
Accessions: 37 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • big-bud hickory  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • mockernut hickory  (Source: Trees US) - English
  • white-heart hickory  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • Spottnuß  (Source: Zander Ency) - German

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Hortus 3)
  • Fuels: charcoal (for smoking meats fide AH 519)
  • Fuels: fuelwood (for smoking meats fide AH 519)
  • Gene sources: secondary genetic relative of pecan (based on interspecific crosses with diploid Carya illinoinensis fide F NAmer)
  • Materials: wood (fide AH 519)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, - Iowa, - Kansas, - Missouri, - Oklahoma
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, - Indiana, - Massachusetts, - New Jersey, - New York, - Ohio, - Pennsylvania, - Rhode Island, - West Virginia
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, - Arkansas, - Delaware, - Florida, - Georgia, - Kentucky, - Louisiana, - Maryland, - Mississippi, - North Carolina, - South Carolina, - Tennessee, - Virginia

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

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  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
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  • 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.

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