Definition of Big-bud hickory
1. Noun. Smooth-barked North American hickory with 7 to 9 leaflets bearing a hard-shelled edible nut.
Group relationships: Carya, Genus Carya
Generic synonyms: Hickory, Hickory Tree
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Literary usage of Big-bud hickory
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1. Our Trees, how to Know Them by Clarence Moores Weed (1918)
"THE MOCKERNUT OR BIG BUD HICKORY IN summer the easiest way to determine the ... It is often called the Big Bud Hickory, and its wood has much the same value ..."
2. History of Hampshire County, West Virginia by Hu Maxwell, Howard Llewellyn Swisher (1897)
"... is also called king nut, mocker nut, big bud hickory, and white heart hickory. BROWN HICKORY, carya porcina, is sometimes confounded with black hickory. ..."
3. Pennsylvania Trees by Joseph Simon Illick, Pennsylvania Dept. of Forestry (1914)
"DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS—The Mocker Nut Hickory, also known as the Big Bud Hickory and the White-heart Hickory, cun bo distinguished from the two ..."
4. Our Native Trees and how to Identify Them: A Popular Study of Their Habits by Harriet Louise Keeler (1900)
"Ranges from Pennsylvania through central and western New York to Indiana and Illinois and southward to the Indian Territory. MOCKERNUT. BIG BUD HICKORY ..."
5. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1914)
"big-bud hickory. Tree, rarely attaining to 100 ft.: Ifts. 7-9, almost sessile, oblong-lanceolate, long-acuminate, usually finely serrate, glandular and ..."