Native Trees of Indiana
River Walk


Shellbark Hickory

Carya laciniosa



Natural range is green.

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Bark of the trunk is shaggy like Shagbark Hickory, with long, vertical, flat, loose plates of bark, but leaves have 7 leaflets, and nuts are the largest of all hickories and have a thick husk. Shellbark Hickory grows in moister areas than other hickories, growing in bottomland and moist upland sites.


Inventory No.2546