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Pecan Bark


Pecan is a member of the hickory family. It produces a very popular nut produced in commercial orchards.
Pecan Bark

Pecan Bark

Steve Nix

Pecan (Carya spp.) - Alternate Ranked

  • 5-sided pith.
  • Variable bark not helpful except for loose, flaky shagbark hickory.
  • Nuts and husks under tree.
  • Stout twigs with large terminal bud.
  • Tan, 5-angled pith.
  • Large heart-shaped to 3-lobed leaf scar.
  • Identify the Hickories

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