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Carya ovata - Shagbark Hickory
Family Juglandaceae
Botanical Name Carya ovata
Common Name Shagbark Hickory
Size 60 - 80', may reach 120'+
Hardiness Zone 4 - 8
Culture Prefers rich and well-drained soils, adaptable.
Ornamental Value Valued for its bark texture and attracts wildlife.
Landscape Use Specimen for large areas, and naturalizing.
Key Identifying Characteristics Alternate, pinnately compound leaves that smell like apples when crushed; exfoliating bark.
Notable Cultivars none
Campus Location Main: Circle Park
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