Also called Carya alba, mockernut, white hickory, whiteheart hickory, hognut and bullnut.

Part of hickory/​pecan  genus Carya in butternut/​hickory/​pecan/​walnut  family Juglandaceae in bayberry / beech / birch / oak / walnut  order Fagales.

Native to central and eastern 🇺🇸 USA.

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)

Carya hosts caterpillars of 213 species
of butterflies and moths, in some areas.

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