Part of hickory/​pecan  genus Carya and hickory/​pecan/​walnut/​butternut  family Juglandaceae.

Native to eastern and southern 🇨🇦 Canada and 🇺🇸 USA.

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)
  Carya hosts caterpillars of 213 species
of butterflies and moths, in some areas.

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