Also called Carya alba, mockernut, white hickory, whiteheart hickory, hognut and bullnut.  The word hickory comes from Algonquian.

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.   ▭ 🌎︎ Map (North America, Central America),  Adobe Acrobat Reader file

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)

Carya hosts caterpillars of 231 species
of butterflies and moths, in some areas.

Learn more about mockernut hickory Carya tomentosa

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