Definition of Bitter pecan
1. Noun. Hickory of southern United States having many narrow leaflets and rather bitter nuts.
Group relationships: Carya, Genus Carya
Generic synonyms: Hickory, Hickory Tree
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Literary usage of Bitter pecan
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1. Plant Names, Scientific and Popular, Including in the Case of Each Plant the by Albert Brown Lyons (1900)
"(J. aquatica Michx. f., C. aquatica Nutt.). Southeastern US, west to Texas. Water Hickory, Swamp Hickory, bitter pecan, Water Bitter-nut. Kernel bitter. ..."
2. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1914)
"bitter pecan. Usually small tree, rarely to 100 ft., with light brown bark separating into long, thin platee: winter-buds dark reddish brown: Ifts. 7-13, ..."
3. The Tree Book: A Popular Guide to a Knowledge of the Trees of North America by Julia Ellen Rogers (1905)
"(H. Texana) bitter pecan (H. mimina) BITTERNUT DD. Buds red; nut angled; leaflets 9 to 13. D. Buds yellow; nuts smooth; leaflets 7 to 9. ..."
4. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science by Kansas Academy of Science (1887)
"43 Haw, Pear 27 Haw,Bed 26 Haw, Scarlet 26 Heart-leaved Willow 72 Hickory, Bitter-nut 54 Hickory, bitter pecan 55 Hickory, Black 52, 53 Hickory, ..."