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Carya illinoinensis

Carya illinoinensis (Wangenh.) K. Koch

Pecan

Juglandaceae (Walnut Family)

USDA Symbol: CAIL2
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
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Specimen & Label Data

Carya illinoiensis

Pecan

Juglandaceae

Location: West of the path adjacent to the horse pens--Oakwell Farms.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Full sun. Above average moisture. Alkaline, alluvial soil. Many in the community, but scattered among Ulmus, Quercus and smaller trees.

Description: Tree, 20 m tall w/40 cm dia trunk. Branches spreading, crown rounded. Leaves alternate/pinnate, to 20 cm. Leaflets, 9 or more, lanceolate, unsymmetrical. Male flowers in axillary catkins to 5 cm long. Pistillate flowers in terminal clusters. Fruit 4-winged, enclosing a nut.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Jun 5, 1987
Specimen number: 205

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0448
Accession Date: Jul 27, 1993
Accession Number: 36

Annotations: MCXXB

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