Definition of Carya aquatica

1. Noun. Hickory of southern United States having many narrow leaflets and rather bitter nuts.

Exact synonyms: Bitter Pecan, Water Bitternut, Water Hickory
Group relationships: Carya, Genus Carya
Generic synonyms: Hickory, Hickory Tree

Lexicographical Neighbors of Carya Aquatica

Carthusian order
Carum carvi
Carus' circle
Carus' curve
Carvallo's sign
Cary Grant
Carya aquatica (current term)
Carya cordiformis
Carya glabra
Carya illinoensis
Carya illinoinsis
Carya laciniosa
Carya myristicaeformis
Carya myristiciformis
Carya ovata
Carya tomentosa
Caryocar nuciferum

Literary usage of Carya aquatica

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Penny Cyclopædia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain), George Long (1836)
"Carya aquatica, found only in the lower parti of (¡к southern states of the American Union, in swamps, and bv the side of ditches surrounding rice-fields, ..."

2. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1916)
"... mockernut (Carya alba), pignut (Carya glabra), and water-hickory (Carya aquatica), commercial nursery propagation is practically all upon pecan stocks. ..."

3. Storms Over the Urban Forest: Planning, Responding, and Regreening by Lisa L. Burban, John W. Anderson (1996)
"[Source: Whitlow and Harris 1979) Common Name Species Acer negundo Acer rubrum Acer saccharinum Alnus rugosa Betula nigra Carya aquatica Carya cordiformis ..."

4. The Elements of Forestry: Designed to Afford Information Concerning the by Franklin Benjamin Hough (1882)
"THE WATER BITTER-NUT HICKORY (Carya aquatica). This is found in swamps in North Carolina. Its timber is of poorer quality than that of any other of the ..."

5. Nut Culture in the United States: Embracing Native and Introduced Species by United States Division of Pomology, William P. Corsa (1896)
"... aquatica Britton ; Carya aquatica Nuttall). (Synonyms: Swamp Hickory, Bitter Pecan.) This tree grows in the low river swamps; it is most common and ..."

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