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Carya ×nussbaumeri

Carya ×nussbaumeri Sarg.

Hybrid Hickory, Nussbaumer's Hickory

Juglandaceae (Walnut family)


USDA Symbol: CANU8

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

Natural hybrid of Carya illinoinensis and C. laciniosa.


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Fruit Type: Nut
Size Notes: Up to about 140 feet tall.
Fruit: Tan to dark brown.

Bloom Information

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


USA: IA , IL , IN , KY , MO
Native Habitat: Rich bottomlands, along creeks, and on well-drained soils.

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


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

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