Native Trees of Indiana
River Walk


Mockernut Hickory

Carya tomentosa



Natural range is green.

Mockernut Hickory

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Bark of this tree is tight and rough, not shaggy like Shagbark Hickory. Compound leaves have 7 to 9 leaflets, and the underside of leaves, leaf stems, and new branches are hairy. Edible nut is 4-angled with a thick husk, and is eaten by wildlife. Dark brown hard wood is used for tool handles.


 Inventory No. 2519