mockernut


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mockernut

(ˈmɒkəˌnʌt)
n
1. (Plants) Also called: black hickory a species of smooth-barked hickory, Carya tomentosa, with fragrant foliage that turns bright yellow in autumn
2. (Cookery) the nut of this tree
[so called because the nut is difficult to extract]
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Noun1.mockernut - smooth-barked North American hickory with 7 to 9 leaflets bearing a hard-shelled edible nutmockernut - smooth-barked North American hickory with 7 to 9 leaflets bearing a hard-shelled edible nut
Carya, genus Carya - genus of large deciduous nut-bearing trees; United States and China
hickory tree, hickory - American hardwood tree bearing edible nuts
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COMMON NAMES: True Hickory Group: Hickory, shagbark, shellbark, mockernut, pignut Pecan Hickory Group: pecan, bitternut, water and nutmeg hickory.
Analysis indicated that the bitter pecan value was significantly lower than the mockernut hickory value.
The Shellbark Hickory, Carya laciniosa, with its shaggy bark, and the Mockernut Hickory, Carya tomentosa, are two hickory trees that have excellent fall color.
Another reason that would-be nutpickers do not gather hickory nuts is that they cannot differentiate the shagbark hickory from its bitternut and mockernut relatives, which do not bear edible nuts.
Hickory, red hickory, white hickory, brown hickory, black hickory, pignut hickory, mockernut hickory, shellbark hickory, scalyback hickory, big shellbark hickory; bottom hickory, western hickory, thick shellbark hickory, shagbark hickory, broom hickory
Just inside the funnel, I found a heavily used trail and a mature mockernut hickory tree 15 yards from it.
prinus), white ash (Fraxinus americana), shagbark hickory (Carya ovata), mockernut hickory (C.
The nine other trees were three shagbark hickories (Carya ovata), two shellbark hickories (Carya laciniosa),, one mockernut hickory (Carya tomentosa), one sugar maple (Acer saccharum), one honey locust (Gleditsia triacanthos), and one white oak (Quercus alba).
australis 80 130 14 2007 Mockernut Carya tomentosa 2003 178 108 65 Nutmeg Carya myristiciformis 2007 74 115 34 Pignut Carya glabra var.
The 76 logs studied at this site consisted of southern red oak, cherrybark oak, water oak, white oak, mockernut hickory, and shagbark hickory.