pecan tree

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Noun1.pecan tree - tree of southern United States and Mexico cultivated for its nutspecan tree - 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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He told some amusing plantation experiences, recollections of old Iberville and his youth, when he hunted `possum in company with some friendly darky; thrashed the pecan trees, shot the grosbec, and roamed the woods and fields in mischievous idleness.
Margaret Gratz said it best in her garden piece, sharing that the pecan tree could have been a rival candidate for the magnolia as the state tree.
First published in 1994 as The Pecan Tree, this book provides an introduction to the natural history and human uses of the pecan.
Describing everything form the plant itself, how the animal and plant kingdoms make use of the tree, and how the pecan tree came to be so widely grown.
The first project was to remove a 65-foot pecan tree from the backyard.
Pecan, pecan hickory, Southern pecan, pecan nut, pecan tree, faux hickory, sweet pecan, water hickory, bitter pecan, low ground hickory, wild pecan, swamp hickory, wild pecan, pignut hickory, water bitternut
A sloth, hanging upside down, lazily watched me from a nearby pecan tree.
Instead, Tomjanovich put down roots like a pecan tree in the not-so-barren Texas landscape.
With its relatively deep root system, the pecan tree can get water without drying up other plants, the researchers say.
Charles Spurgeon planted hickory trees grafted onto pecan tree rootstock at the Fitness Farm in Indianapolis.
Jazz Notes: The musical and composition talent of Joe Sample (pictured above) is once again celebrated on his latest album The Pecan Tree, released on Verve (www.
Raynard, 17, was found tied to a pecan tree in his parents' front garden with a leather belt round his neck.