Definition of Bitternut hickory
1. Noun. Hickory of the eastern United States having a leaves with 7 or 9 leaflets and thin-shelled very bitter nuts.
Group relationships: Carya, Genus Carya
Generic synonyms: Hickory, Hickory Tree
Lexicographical Neighbors of Bitternut Hickory
Literary usage of Bitternut hickory
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Sylva Americana: Or, A Description of the Forest Trees Indigenous to the by Daniel Jay Browne (1832)
"This species is generally known in New Jersey by the name of bitternut hickory; in Pennsylvania it is called White Hickory and sometimes Swamp Hickory ..."
2. Bulletin by North Carolina Dept. of Conservation and Development, North Carolina Geological Survey (1883-1905), North Carolina Geological and Economic Survey (1894)
"bitternut hickory. Leaflets 9 to 13, smooth ; nut small, very thin-shelled and ... WATER (BITTERNUT) HICKORY. (?ii Leaflets smaller, over 11 in number; ..."
3. Forestry in Minnesota by Samuel Bowdlear Green, Geological and Natural History Survey of Minnesota (1902)
"bitternut hickory. Swamp Hickory. Leaves six to ten inches long; ... The Bitternut Hickory is a good ornamental tree, and quite hardy in proper locations in ..."
4. Peter Parley's Cyclopedia of Botany: Including Familiar Descriptions of by Samuel Griswold Goodrich (1838)
"This species is generally known in New Jersey by the name of bitternut hickory ; in Pennsylvania it is called White Hickory and sometimes Swamp Hickory; ..."
5. League of the Ho-dé-no-sau-nee Or Iroquois by Lewis Henry Morgan (1901)
"bitternut hickory. Apples split open. Skull lying on a shelf. (Small hemlock limbs on ( water. (Small hemlock limbs on J water. ..."