shellbark


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shellbark

(ˈʃɛlˌbɑːk)
n
(Plants) another name for shagbark
[C19: so called from the texture of its bark]
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Noun1.shellbark - North American hickory having loose grey shaggy bark and edible nutsshellbark - North American hickory having loose grey shaggy bark and edible nuts
hickory nut - small hard-shelled nut of North American hickory trees especially the shagbark hickories
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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ailanthus Alnus glutinosa European alder Betula alleghaniensis yellow birch Betula lenta sweet birch Betula nigra river birch Carya alba mockernut hickory Carya cordiformis bitternut hickory Carya glabra pignut hickory Carya laciniosa shellbark hickory Carya ovata shagbark hickory Carya spp.
Crosby, of Shellbark, in Biddick Woods, Houghton, pleaded guilty to driving with 80mg alcohol in 100ml of breath at Newcastle Magistrates' Court yesterday.
Bur, chinkapin and Shumard oaks, blue ash and kingnut (also called shellbark hickory) are all long-lived trees that have been here for hundreds of years.
In addition to the cucumber tree, the university obtained seeds from other rare specimens, including a big shellbark hickory, a chinquapin oak, a Kentucky coffee tree, a tulip tree, and a sycamore.
COMMON NAMES: True Hickory Group: Hickory, shagbark, shellbark, mockernut, pignut Pecan Hickory Group: pecan, bitternut, water and nutmeg hickory.
Don; Shellbark Hickory; Floodplain woods; Abundant; C = 8; BSUH 17563.
The Shellbark Hickory, Carya laciniosa, with its shaggy bark, and the Mockernut Hickory, Carya tomentosa, are two hickory trees that have excellent fall color.
Being unsure what type of hickory was used in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, I list the average for five types of hickory (Mockernut, Pignut, Shagbark, Shellbark, Bitternut) that were prevalent in areas of the eastern United States where wood may have been harvested.
Hickory, also known as shagbark hickory (Carya ovata) or shellbark hickory (Carya lacinosa), is commonly used as a landscape plant as well as for its edible nuts.
They consist of two black walnuts, a shagbark and a shellbark hickory, two pecans, a hican (hybrid between hickory and pecan), a heartnut and a Carpathian walnut.
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