WATER HICKORY suitable for counties:
ALABAMA: Baldwin, Barbour, Bibb, Bullock, Chambers, Choctaw, Coffee, Crenshaw, Dale, Dallas, Elmore, Fayette, Greene, Hale, Henry, Houston, Lee, Limestone, Lowndes, Macon, Madison, Mobile, Montgomery, Morgan, Perry, Pike, Russell, Shelby, Sumter, Tallapoosa, Tuscaloosa, Washington
ARKANSAS: Arkansas, Ashley, Bradley, Calhoun, Chicot, Clark, Clay, Cleveland, Columbia, Craighead, Crawford, Crittenden, Cross, Dallas, Desha, Drew, Faulkner, Garland, Grant, Greene, Hempstead, Hot Spring, Independence, Jackson, Jefferson, Lafayette, Lawrence, Lee, Lincoln, Little River, Lonoke, Miller, Mississippi, Monroe, Nevada, Ouachita, Phillips, Pike, Poinsett, Pope, Prairie, Pulaski, Randolph, Saline, Scott, Sevier, St. Francis, Union, White, Woodruff, Yell
FLORIDA: Alachua, Brevard, Calhoun, Citrus, Columbia, DeSoto, Duval, Escambia, Flagler, Franklin, Gadsden, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Hardee, Hendry, Indian River, Jackson, Jefferson, Lafayette, Lake, Lee, Levy, Liberty, Marion, Martin, Osceola, Palm Beach, Polk, Putnam, Santa Rosa, Seminole, St. Johns, St. Lucie, Suwannee, Taylor, Volusia, Wakulla, Walton
GEORGIA: Baker, Ben Hill, Bryan, Bulloch, Burke, Chatham, Clarke, Dougherty, Effingham, Emanuel, Johnson, Long, McIntosh, Screven, Sumter, Tattnall, Telfair, Wilkes, Worth
ILLINOIS: Alexander, Gallatin, Jackson, Johnson, Massac, Pulaski, Union
INDIANA: All counties
KENTUCKY: Ballard, Hopkins, Livingston, Marshall, McLean, Muhlenberg
LOUISIANA: Acadia, Allen, Avoyelles, Bienville, Bossier, Caddo, Calcasieu, Caldwell, Cameron, Catahoula, Claiborne, Concordia, De Soto, East Baton Rouge, East Carroll, East Feliciana, Evangeline, Franklin, Grant, Iberville, Jackson, Jefferson, La Salle, Lafayette, Lincoln, Livingston, Madison, Morehouse, Natchitoches, Orleans, Ouachita, Pointe Coupee, Rapides, Red River, Richland, Sabine, St Bernard, St. Charles, St. Helena, St. James, St. John the Baptist, St. Landry, St. Martin, St. Mary, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa, Tensas, Union, Vernon, Webster, West Baton Rouge, West Carroll, West Feliciana, Winn
MISSOURI: Bollinger, Butler, Dunklin, New Madrid, Ripley, Scott, Stoddard
MISSISSIPPI: Amite, Greene, Hinds, Humphreys, Jackson, Leflore, Pearl River, Quitman, Sharkey, Sunflower, Tallahatchie, Washington, Wayne, Wilkinson
NORTH CAROLINA: Anson, Bladen, Brunswick, Craven, Cumberland, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Hertford, Johnston, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Onslow, Pasquotank, Pender, Pitt, Richmond, Sampson, Washington, Wayne
OKLAHOMA: All counties
SOUTH CAROLINA: Abbeville, Allendale, Barnwell, Berkeley, Charleston, Clarendon, Colleton, Darlington, Dorchester, Georgetown, Greenwood, Hampton, Lee, Lexington, Marion, Orangeburg, Sumter
TENNESSEE: Coffee, Crockett, Dyer, Gibson, Hardin, Haywood, Lauderdale, Marion, Marshall, Obion, Shelby, Tipton
TEXAS: Angelina, Brazos, Chambers, Colorado, Galveston, Hardin, Jasper, Madison, Montgomery, Polk, Sabine, Titus, Walker, Williamson
VIRGINIA: Charles City, Chesapeake, Greensville, Isle of Wight, Mathews, Middlesex, New Kent, Southampton, Suffolk, Surry, Sussex, Virginia Beach

Water hickory belongs to family of juglandaceae plants, its species name is aquatica. This plant grows actively in spring and summer. Water hickory has green foliage and bears yellow colored flowers. Water hickory booms in mid spring.The plant grows in erect form with single stem. Water hickory is a slow growing plant, a mature Water hickory can grow up to 85 feet. This plant is some what tolerant to draught conditions.

Active Growth Period : Spring and Summer Flower Color : Yellow
Foliage Color : Green Growth Form : Single Stem
Growth Rate : Slow Height, Mature (feet) : 85
Drought Tolerance : Medium Frost Free Days, Minimum : 200
Temperature, Minimum (°F) : -18 Palatable Human : No
Bloom Period : Mid Spring


Bloom Period : Mid Spring Commercial Availability : Routinely Available
Fruit/Seed Abundance : Medium Fruit/Seed Period Begin : Summer
Fruit/Seed Period End : Fall Fruit/Seed Persistence : No
Propogated by Bare Root : Yes Propogated by Bulbs : No
Propogated by Container : Yes Propogated by Corms : No
Propogated by Cuttings : No Propogated by Seed : Yes
Propogated by Sod : No Propogated by Sprigs : No
Propogated by Tubers : No Seeds per Pound : 200
Seed Spread Rate : Slow Seedling Vigor : Medium
Small Grain : No Vegetative Spread Rate : None


Berry/Nut/Seed Product : No Christmas Tree Product : No
Fodder Product : No Fuelwood Product : High
Lumber Product : No Naval Store Product : No
Nursery Stock Product : No Palatable Browse Animal : Low
Palatable Graze Animal : Low Palatable Human : No
Post Product : No Protein Potential : - -
Pulpwood Product : No Veneer Product : No


Active Growth Period : Spring and Summer After Harvest Regrowth Rate : - -
Bloat : None C:N Ratio : High
Coppice Potential : Yes Fall Conspicuous : No
Fire Resistance : No Flower Color : Yellow
Flower Conspicuous : No Foliage Color : Green
Foliage Porosity Summer : Dense Foliage Porosity Winter : Porous
Foliage Texture : Coarse Fruit Color : Brown
Fruit Conspicuous : No Growth Form : Single Stem
Growth Rate : Slow Height at Base Age, Maximum (feet) : 30
Height, Mature (feet) : 85 Known Allelopath : No
Leaf Retention : No Lifespan : Moderate
Low Growing Grass : No Nitrogen Fixation : None
Resprout Ability : Yes Shape and Orientation : Erect
Toxicity : None

Growth Requirements

Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils : Yes Adapted to Medium Textured Soils : Yes
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils : Yes Anaerobic Tolerance : Medium
CaCO3 Tolerance : Low Cold Stratification Required : Yes
Drought Tolerance : Medium Fertility Requirement : Medium
Fire Tolerance : Medium Frost Free Days, Minimum : 200
Hedge Tolerance : None Moisture Use : Medium
pH (Minimum) : 4.0 pH (Maximum) : 7.3
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum : 300 Planting Density per Acre, Maximum : 700
Precipitation (Minimum) : 70 Precipitation (Maximum) : 70
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) : 48 Salinity Tolerance : None
Shade Tolerance : Intermediate Temperature, Minimum (°F) : -18


water hickory
Robert H. Mohlenbrock. USDA SCS. 1991. Southern wetland flora: Field office guide to plant species. South National Technical Center, Fort Worth. Courtesy of USDA NRCS Wetland Science Institute.
water hickory
Steve Hurst. Provided by ARS Systematic Botany and Mycology Laboratory. United States, LA, Martinsville.
water hickory
W.D. Brush. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, FL.
water hickory
W.D. Brush. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, FL.
water hickory
W.D. Brush. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, FL.
water hickory
W.D. Brush. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, FL.
water hickory
W.D. Brush. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, FL.
water hickory
USDA NRCS. Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide to plant species. USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service. Provided by NRCS National Wetland Team, Fort Worth, TX.
water hickory
Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. 3 vols. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. Vol. 1: 581. Courtesy of Kentucky Native Plant Society. Scanned by Omnitek Inc.


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