Definition of Swamp 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
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Swamp Hickory
Literary usage of Swamp hickory
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1. Minnesota Plant Life by Conway MacMillan (1899)
"In the swamp hickory the leaflets are from five to nine in number, the nut thin-shelled and short. The buds in winter are yellow. ..."