Carya tomentosa Nutt. - Mockernut Hickory
Family - Juglandaceae
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Flowering - April - May.
Habitat - Dry upland woods, high ridges, frequently on acid soils.
Origin - Native to U.S.
Other info. - This large tree species can be found nearly throughout Missouri but is absent from much of the northwest corner of the state. The tree can be identified by its fissured bark, pinnate leaves, and densely hairy leaf rachises. The fruits of this species have a thick husk surrounding the hard nut inside.
Photographs taken off Lee Rd 54, Auburn, AL.,