Carya illinoensis


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Noun1.Carya illinoensis - tree of southern United States and Mexico cultivated for its nutsCarya illinoensis - tree of southern United States and Mexico cultivated for its nuts
pecan - smooth brown oval nut of south central United States
Carya, genus Carya - genus of large deciduous nut-bearing trees; United States and China
pecan - wood of a pecan tree
nut tree - tree bearing edible nuts
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Mature pecan trees are stately and graceful, and wherever you may live, this native tree, Carya illinoensis, is the quintessential tree for Mississippi.
Dominant trees associated with the land snails we found (sweet pecan Carya illinoensis, American elm Ulmus americana, cedar elm Ulmus crassifolia, black willow Salix nigra, eastern cottonwood Populus deltoides, and sycamore Platanus occidentalis) supports placing our study site within the pecan-elm (Carya-Ulmus) forest of the east-central plains (Gould et al.
This applies to all hickories, including the pecan, which is often considered a different nut but is actually a related hickory, Carya illinoensis.