Definition of Carya ovata

1. Noun. North American hickory having loose grey shaggy bark and edible nuts.

Exact synonyms: Shagbark, Shagbark Hickory, Shellbark, Shellbark Hickory
Terms within: Hickory Nut
Group relationships: Carya, Genus Carya
Generic synonyms: Hickory, Hickory Tree

Lexicographical Neighbors of Carya Ovata

Carus' circle
Carus' curve
Caruso
Carvallo's sign
Cary
Cary Grant
Carya
Carya aquatica
Carya cordiformis
Carya glabra
Carya illinoensis
Carya illinoinsis
Carya laciniosa
Carya myristicaeformis
Carya myristiciformis
Carya ovata
Carya tomentosa
Caryocar
Caryocar nuciferum
Caryocaraceae
Caryophyllaceae
Caryophyllales
Caryophyllidae
Caryota
Caryota urens
Carys
Casablanca
Casal's necklace
Casals
Casanova

Literary usage of Carya ovata

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

1. Pennsylvania Trees by Joseph Simon Illick, Pennsylvania Dept. of Forestry (1914)
"FORK—In general it Is the same as the Shell-bark (carya ovata) except that It does not attain so large a diameter. When grown In a dense forest its trunk is ..."

2. Forestry Quarterly by New York State College of Forestry (1916)
"The results are shown in the following tables and diagram : LENGTH OF FIBERS AT DIFFERENT AGES OF A TREE TABLE I. — carya ovata (sprout), 60 annual rings, ..."

3. The Vascular Flora of Pennsylvania: Annotated Checklist and Atlas by Ann Fowler Rhoads, William M. Klein (1993)
"P carya ovata (P.Mill.) K.Koch Shagbark hickory; Shellbark hickory Deciduous tree Low, moist woods and slopes, in rich soil. ..."

4. Trees in Winter: Their Study, Planting, Care and Identification by Albert Francis Blakeslee, Chester Deacon Jarvis (1913)
"... dark outer scales persisting through winter but shagging off in pieces from their ape:: downward. Shag-bark Hickory (carya ovata) p.268 THE ..."

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