Definition of Carya ovata
1. Noun. North American hickory having loose grey shaggy bark and edible nuts.
Terms within: Hickory Nut
Group relationships: Carya, Genus Carya
Generic synonyms: Hickory, Hickory Tree
Lexicographical Neighbors of Carya Ovata
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 ..."