Native Trees of Indiana
River Walk


Black Hickory

Carya texana


Natural range is green.

Black Hickory

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Black Hickory is a small tree to 20-30 feet in height that grows in dry upland soils. Leaves are compound with 5-7 leaflets whose parts are covered with rust colored pubescence, as are the young buds. In Indiana, it is a rare tree in only a few locations in the southwestern counties.
Inventory No. 3292