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Carya ×brownii

Carya ×brownii Sarg.

Brown's Hickory, Hybrid Hickory

Juglandaceae (Walnut family)

Synonym(s): Carya brownii var. varians

USDA Symbol: CABR16

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

Natural hybrid of Carya cordiformis and C. illinoinensis.


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Fruit Type: Nut
Size Notes: Up to about 150 feet tall.
Fruit: Brown to dark brown.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow , Green , Brown
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May


USA: AR , KS , LA , MO , MS , OH
Native Habitat: River flood plains, well-drained hillsides and limestone glades.

Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Carya ×brownii in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Carya ×brownii in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Carya ×brownii


Record Modified: 2020-11-02
Research By: CBR

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