Carya aquatica

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Synonyms for Carya aquatica

hickory of southern United States having many narrow leaflets and rather bitter nuts

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They did not find several species common at our study site (e.g., Salix nigra, Ilex decidua, Carya aquatica, Liquidambar styraciflua, and Diospyros virginiana) and, conversely, Crataegus spp.
nigra, Liquidambar styraciflua) occur more frequently at higher ridge elevations ("high-ridge" species), while others (e.g., Acer rubrum, Diospyros virginiana, Fraxinus americana, Ilex decidua, Baccharis halimifolia, Gleditsia triacanthos and Carya aquatica) are more frequent at lower elevations toward the marsh ends of our transects ("low-ridge" species).
Also somewhat surprising is the listing of Carya aquatica as an "obligate" wetland species, since it is not uncommon at higher elevations at BSR and appears to have a "facultative" hydrological tolerance.
of DBH, mean Species size sites (range) (in.) Mockernut hickory (Carya 18 1 18.5 (15.1-24.3) tomentosa) Shagbark hickory (Carya ovata) 12 2 17.4 (14.5-20.8) Bitter pecan (Carya aquatica) 21 2 17.0 (13.1-21.3) Sweetgum (Liquidambar 33 2 16.4 (11.5-21.6) styraciflua) Total height, mean (range) Bulk density, mean Species (ft) (SD) (lb/[ft.sup.3]) Mockernut hickory (Carya 94 (72-120) 81.5 (3.58) tomentosa) Shagbark hickory (Carya ovata) 83 (62-104) 79.3 (4.74) Bitter pecan (Carya aquatica) 73 (52-89) 77.6 (2.31) Sweetgum (Liquidambar 92 (63-110) 78.3 (4.69) styraciflua)