Native Trees of Indiana
River Walk


Pignut Hickory

Carya glabra



Natural range is green.

Pignut Hickory

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Pignut Hickory has blackish bark with narrow, interlacing edges. The nut is spherical to pear-shaped with a thin husk that has raised ridges along the seams. The tree is generally found in dry upland forests. Nuts provide significant forage for wildlife.


Inventory No. 2549