shagbark hickory


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shag·bark hickory

 (shăg′bärk′)
n.
An eastern North American hickory tree (Carya ovata) having shaggy bark and hard-shelled nuts with edible kernels.
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Noun1.shagbark hickory - North American hickory having loose grey shaggy bark and edible nutsshagbark hickory - 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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Three days later, Lear finally ventured into the big whitetail's known haunt and staked out a spot for his Summit climber in a shagbark hickory on the back side of a ridge.
Chaka is an 8% abv Belgian-style ale made with ingredients from each brewery's home state: Shagbark Hickory syrup from Hickoryworks in Trafalgar, IN.
The tree data of the miscellaneous group (mockernut hickory [Carya tomentosa], shagbark hickory [C.
COUNTRYSIDE: I just received the Sept/ Oct 2009 issue of COUNTRYSIDE and was reading about the shagbark hickory nuts.
In summer, females roost in tightly packed colonies under the peeling bark of dead and dying trees or healthy trees like the shagbark hickory (Carya ovata).
5 ha in size consisting primarily of oaks and hickories; in order of greatest abundance were post oak (Quercus stellata), black hickory (Carga texana), and shagbark hickory (Carga ovata).
A dead shagbark hickory, Carya ovata, in a woodlot 1 km S of Interstate Highway 70 was the most utilized roost tree throughout the study, from 1996 to the winter of 2001-02 when it fell.
Although the lumber had faded close to a bluegray color and a slight mist hung in the November air, the old perch shoddily nailed into a shagbark hickory 200 yards from my vantage point could still be easily discerned as a tree stand.
and shagbark hickory I come to Long Island's shore;
Of the 16 species of Carya in North America, Carya ovata, also called shagbark hickory, is considered by many to be the most commercially important hickory.