Definition of Big shellbark
1. Noun. Hickory of the eastern United States resembling the shagbark but having a much larger nut.
Terms within: Hickory Nut
Group relationships: Carya, Genus Carya
Generic synonyms: Hickory, Hickory Tree
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Literary usage of Big shellbark
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1. Field Book of American Trees and Shrubs: A Concise Description of the by Ferdinand Schuyler Mathews (1915)
"Bis1 Shellbark ^ similar tree to the preceding, with Kin ut coarse-flaked much less shaggy bark, but The big shellbark is found exclusively on river bottoms ..."
2. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science by Kansas Academy of Science (1887)
"C. sulcata, Nutt.; big shellbark. 60°-95° high; bark shaggy; wood heavy, hard, strong and tough; Ifts.7-9, downy underneath; fr. oval or ovate, ..."
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