SHELLBARK HICKORY suitable for counties:
ALABAMA: Autauga, Barbour, Bullock, Cherokee, Chilton, Fayette, Greene, Jefferson, Lamar, Lauderdale, Lowndes, Macon, Madison, Montgomery, Perry, Russell, Wilcox, Winston
ARKANSAS: Arkansas, Clark, Clay, Craighead, Crittenden, Cross, Faulkner, Grant, Greene, Jackson, Lawrence, Mississippi, Monroe, Poinsett, Pulaski, Randolph, Saline, St. Francis, Stone
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: District of Columbia
DELAWARE: All counties
GEORGIA: Chattooga, Gordon, Whitfield
IOWA: Decatur
ILLINOIS: Adams, Alexander, Brown, Calhoun, Champaign, Christian, Clark, Clinton, Coles, Crawford, Douglas, Edgar, Fayette, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Henderson, Jackson, Johnson, Lawrence, Logan, Marion, Mason, Massac, McDonough, Morgan, Peoria, Piatt, Pike, Pope, Pulaski, Randolph, Richland, Sangamon, Scott, Shelby, St. Clair, Union, Wabash, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Williamson
INDIANA: Allen, Bartholomew, Blackford, Boone, Brown, Carroll, Crawford, Daviess, Fayette, Floyd, Fountain, Gibson, Hamilton, Hancock, Harrison, Howard, Huntington, Jay, Jefferson, Knox, Kosciusko, La Porte, Lawrence, Marion, Martin, Monroe, Montgomery, Noble, Posey, Putnam, Rush, Spencer, St. Joseph, Steuben, Sullivan, Switzerland, Tipton, Vermillion, Vigo, Washington, Wells
KANSAS: Allen, Anderson, Bourbon, Chautauqua, Cherokee, Coffey, Cowley, Crawford, Douglas, Jefferson, Johnson, Labette, Linn, Miami, Montgomery, Neosho, Sedgwick, Wilson, Woodson, Wyandotte
KENTUCKY: Adair, Bourbon, Boyle, Bullitt, Caldwell, Calloway, Campbell, Clark, Daviess, Fayette, Franklin, Graves, Henderson, Hickman, Jefferson, Jessamine, Lewis, Lincoln, Logan, Lyon, Madison, Mason, McLean, Meade, Montgomery, Ohio, Oldham, Owen, Powell, Rockcastle, Rowan, Scott, Spencer, Whitley, Wolfe, Woodford
LOUISIANA: Madison, West Feliciana
MARYLAND: All counties
MAINE: All counties
MICHIGAN: Allegan, Branch, Calhoun, Ingham, Jackson, Kalamazoo, Lenawee, Monroe, St. Joseph, Wayne
MISSOURI: Adair, Atchison, Audrain, Barton, Bates, Benton, Bollinger, Boone, Butler, Camden, Cape Girardeau, Carroll, Carter, Cass, Cedar, Chariton, Clark, Clay, Cole, Crawford, Dade, Daviess, Dunklin, Franklin, Gentry, Grundy, Henry, Hickory, Howard, Jackson, Jasper, Jefferson, Johnson, Knox, Lawrence, Lincoln, Linn, Livingston, Macon, Madison, Maries, Marion, Mercer, Mississippi, Moniteau, Monroe, New Madrid, Osage, Pemiscot, Pettis, Putnam, Ralls, Randolph, Ripley, Schuyler, Scotland, Scott, Shelby, St. Clair, St. Louis, Stoddard, Sullivan, Vernon, Warren, Wayne
MISSISSIPPI: Bolivar, DeSoto, Jasper, Lowndes, Noxubee, Oktibbeha, Pontotoc, Tishomingo
NEW YORK: Cattaraugus, Cayuga, Chemung, Livingston, Monroe, Oneida, Onondaga, Ontario, Rockland, Seneca, Tioga, Tompkins, Wayne, Westchester
OHIO: Adams, Allen, Ashland, Ashtabula, Athens, Auglaize, Belmont, Brown, Butler, Clermont, Clinton, Columbiana, Coshocton, Crawford, Cuyahoga, Darke, Defiance, Delaware, Erie, Fairfield, Fayette, Franklin, Gallia, Geauga, Greene, Guernsey, Hamilton, Hancock, Hardin, Harrison, Henry, Highland, Hocking, Holmes, Huron, Jackson, Jefferson, Lake, Lawrence, Licking, Lorain, Madison, Marion, Medina, Meigs, Monroe, Morgan, Morrow, Muskingum, Noble, Perry, Pickaway, Portage, Preble, Putnam, Richland, Sandusky, Scioto, Shelby, Stark, Summit, Trumbull, Tuscarawas, Vinton, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Wood, Wyandot
OKLAHOMA: Cherokee, Delaware, McCurtain, Ottawa, Washington
PENNSYLVANIA: Adams, Bedford, Berks, Bucks, Chester, Cumberland, Dauphin, Greene, Montgomery, Montour, Northumberland, Washington
SOUTH CAROLINA: All counties
TENNESSEE: Bledsoe, Coffee, Cumberland, Davidson, Dyer, Hardin, Hawkins, Haywood, Jackson, Lake, Lauderdale, Lewis, Montgomery, Obion, Overton, Sevier, Shelby, Smith, Stewart, Sumner, Tipton, Weakley, Williamson, Wilson
TEXAS: Hardin
VIRGINIA: Arlington
WEST VIRGINIA: Cabell, Gilmer, Grant, Greenbrier, Hampshire, Hardy, Jackson, Jefferson, Lincoln, Mineral, Monongalia, Roane, Summers, Taylor, Tyler, Wayne, Wetzel, Wirt

Shellbark hickory belongs to family of juglandaceae plants, its species name is laciniosa. This plant grows actively in spring and summer. Shellbark hickory has green foliage and bears yellow colored flowers. Shellbark hickory booms in mid spring.The plant grows in erect form with single stem. Shellbark hickory is a slow growing plant, a mature Shellbark hickory can grow up to 100 feet. This plant has very low tolerance to draught conditons.

Active Growth Period : Spring and Summer Flower Color : Yellow
Foliage Color : Green Growth Form : Single Stem
Growth Rate : Slow Height, Mature (feet) : 100
Drought Tolerance : Low Frost Free Days, Minimum : 150
Temperature, Minimum (°F) : -22 Palatable Human : Yes
Bloom Period : Mid Spring


Bloom Period : Mid Spring Commercial Availability : Routinely Available
Fruit/Seed Abundance : Low 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 : 30
Seed Spread Rate : Slow Seedling Vigor : Low
Small Grain : No Vegetative Spread Rate : None


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


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 : Yes Growth Form : Single Stem
Growth Rate : Slow Height at Base Age, Maximum (feet) : 35
Height, Mature (feet) : 100 Known Allelopath : No
Leaf Retention : No Lifespan : Long
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 : No Anaerobic Tolerance : Low
CaCO3 Tolerance : High Cold Stratification Required : Yes
Drought Tolerance : Low Fertility Requirement : High
Fire Tolerance : Medium Frost Free Days, Minimum : 150
Hedge Tolerance : None Moisture Use : High
pH (Minimum) : 5.0 pH (Maximum) : 6.6
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum : 170 Planting Density per Acre, Maximum : 700
Precipitation (Minimum) : 60 Precipitation (Maximum) : 60
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) : 60 Salinity Tolerance : None
Shade Tolerance : Tolerant Temperature, Minimum (°F) : -22


shellbark hickory
Robert H. Mohlenbrock. USDA SCS. 1989. Midwest wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide to plant species. Midwest National Technical Center, Lincoln. Courtesy of USDA NRCS Wetland Science Institute.
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Steve Hurst. Provided by ARS Systematic Botany and Mycology Laboratory. United States, WV, Keyser.
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W.J. Beal. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, MI, Morenci. 1901.
shellbark hickory
A.T. Boisen. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, IN, Orange Co. 1907.
shellbark hickory
A.T. Boisen. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, OH, Defiance Co. 1907.
shellbark hickory
W.D. Brush. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, DC, Washington.
shellbark 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.
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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: 582. Courtesy of Kentucky Native Plant Society. Scanned by Omnitek Inc.


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