Also called ♒︎ swamp hickory.  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 🇺🇸 USA central and East, and into 🇨🇦 Canada.   🗺 Map by county (🇺🇸 USA-48), 🗺 map (North America, Central America).  Adobe Acrobat Reader file 🗺 today + with climate change (eastern 🇺🇸 USA).

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)

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

Learn more about bitternut hickory Carya cordiformis

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