SHAGBARK HICKORY

SHAGBARK HICKORY GROWS BEST IN

SHAGBARK HICKORY suitable for counties:
DELAWARE: Kent, New Castle
GEORGIA: Baker, Bartow, Chattooga, Crawford, Elbert, Floyd, Gordon, Greene, Harris, Lincoln, Oglethorpe, Putnam, Walker, Wilkes
IOWA: Adams, Cass, Clay, Crawford, Madison, Ringgold, Shelby, Taylor, Washington, Webster
ILLINOIS: Adams, Alexander, Bond, Boone, Brown, Bureau, Calhoun, Carroll, Cass, Champaign, Christian, Clark, Clay, Clinton, Coles, Cook, Crawford, Cumberland, De Witt, DeKalb, Douglas, DuPage, Edgar, Edwards, Effingham, Fayette, Ford, Franklin, Fulton, Gallatin, Greene, Grundy, Hamilton, Hancock, Hardin, Henderson, Henry, Iroquois, Jackson, Jasper, Jefferson, Jersey, Jo Daviess, Johnson, Kane, Kankakee, Kendall, Knox, La Salle, Lake, Lawrence, Lee, Livingston, Logan, Macon, Macoupin, Madison, Marion, Marshall, Mason, Massac, McDonough, McHenry, McLean, Menard, Mercer, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Moultrie, Ogle, Peoria, Perry, Piatt, Pike, Pope, Pulaski, Putnam, Randolph, Richland, Rock Island, Saline, Sangamon, Schuyler, Scott, Shelby, St. Clair, Stark, Stephenson, Tazewell, Union, Vermilion, Wabash, Warren, Washington, Wayne, White, Whiteside, Will, Williamson, Winnebago, Woodford
INDIANA: Allen, Bartholomew, Blackford, Clark, Clay, Clinton, Crawford, Dearborn, Decatur, Delaware, Dubois, Elkhart, Fayette, Floyd, Fountain, Franklin, Gibson, Grant, Greene, Hamilton, Harrison, Hendricks, Henry, Huntington, Jasper, Jay, Jefferson, Jennings, Knox, Kosciusko, Lagrange, Lawrence, Madison, Marion, Marshall, Martin, Miami, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Newton, Orange, Owen, Parke, Perry, Pike, Porter, Posey, Putnam, Randolph, Rush, Shelby, Spencer, St. Joseph, Steuben, Sullivan, Switzerland, Tipton, Vanderburgh, Vermillion, Vigo, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Wells, Whitley
KANSAS: Allen, Anderson, Atchison, Bourbon, Brown, Chautauqua, Cherokee, Coffey, Crawford, Doniphan, Douglas, Elk, Franklin, Greenwood, Jackson, Jefferson, Johnson, Labette, Leavenworth, Linn, Miami, Montgomery, Nemaha, Neosho, Osage, Riley, Shawnee, Wilson, Woodson, Wyandotte
KENTUCKY: Anderson, Barren, Bath, Bell, Bullitt, Butler, Calloway, Campbell, Carlisle, Carter, Clark, Crittenden, Edmonson, Fayette, Fleming, Franklin, Gallatin, Garrard, Grant, Graves, Harlan, Henderson, Henry, Hopkins, Jefferson, Jessamine, Knox, Lincoln, Madison, McCreary, McLean, Meade, Mercer, Montgomery, Nelson, Nicholas, Ohio, Oldham, Owen, Pendleton, Perry, Powell, Pulaski, Robertson, Rockcastle, Rowan, Scott, Simpson, Union, Wolfe, Woodford
LOUISIANA: Acadia, Avoyelles, Bienville, Bossier, Caddo, Calcasieu, Caldwell, Catahoula, Claiborne, De Soto, Evangeline, Franklin, Grant, Jackson, La Salle, Lafayette, Lincoln, Morehouse, Natchitoches, Ouachita, Rapides, Red River, Richland, Sabine, St. Landry, Union, Vermilion, Vernon, Washington, Webster, West Carroll, West Feliciana, Winn
MASSACHUSETTS: Berkshire, Bristol, Essex, Franklin, Hampden, Hampshire, Middlesex, Nantucket, Norfolk, Suffolk, Worcester
MARYLAND: All counties
MAINE: Androscoggin, Cumberland, Hancock, Kennebec, Knox, Oxford, Sagadahoc, Somerset, York
MICHIGAN: Allegan, Arenac, Barry, Benzie, Berrien, Calhoun, Cass, Clinton, Genesee, Gratiot, Hillsdale, Ingham, Ionia, Isabella, Jackson, Kalamazoo, Kent, Lapeer, Lenawee, Livingston, Mackinac, Midland, Montcalm, Muskegon, Oakland, Saginaw, Sanilac, Shiawassee, St. Clair, St. Joseph, Van Buren, Washtenaw, Wayne
MINNESOTA: Fillmore, Freeborn, Goodhue, Houston, Mower, Wabasha, Winona
MISSOURI: Adair, Andrew, Atchison, Audrain, Barry, Barton, Bates, Benton, Bollinger, Boone, Buchanan, Butler, Caldwell, Callaway, Camden, Cape Girardeau, Carroll, Carter, Cass, Cedar, Chariton, Christian, Clark, Clay, Clinton, Cole, Cooper, Crawford, Dade, Dallas, Daviess, DeKalb, Dent, Douglas, Dunklin, Franklin, Gasconade, Gentry, Greene, Grundy, Harrison, Henry, Hickory, Holt, Howard, Howell, Iron, Jackson, Jasper, Jefferson, Johnson, Knox, Laclede, Lafayette, Lawrence, Lewis, Lincoln, Linn, Livingston, Macon, Madison, Maries, Marion, McDonald, Mercer, Miller, Mississippi, Moniteau, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, New Madrid, Newton, Nodaway, Oregon, Osage, Ozark, Pemiscot, Perry, Pettis, Phelps, Pike, Platte, Polk, Putnam, Ralls, Randolph, Ray, Reynolds, Ripley, Saline, Schuyler, Scotland, Scott, Shannon, Shelby, St. Charles, St. Clair, St. Francois, St. Louis, Ste. Genevieve, Stoddard, Stone, Sullivan, Taney, Texas, Vernon, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Webster, Worth, Wright
MISSISSIPPI: Benton, Chickasaw, Choctaw, George, Hinds, Jasper, Jones, Kemper, Lafayette, Madison, Noxubee, Smith, Union, Webster, Winston
NORTH CAROLINA: Ashe, Avery, Bertie, Chatham, Chowan, Currituck, Davie, Durham, Edgecombe, Franklin, Granville, Guilford, Harnett, Hyde, Johnston, Lee, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Pasquotank, Randolph, Rowan, Stanly
NORTH DAKOTA: Ransom
NEBRASKA: Cass, Douglas, Nemaha, Otoe, Richardson, Sarpy
NEW HAMPSHIRE: Belknap, Carroll, Cheshire, Hillsborough, Merrimack, Rockingham, Strafford, Sullivan
NEW JERSEY: Bergen, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Essex, Gloucester, Hudson, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Morris, Passaic, Salem, Somerset, Sussex, Warren
NEW YORK: Albany, Bronx, Broome, Cattaraugus, Cayuga, Chemung, Columbia, Delaware, Dutchess, Erie, Genesee, Greene, Jefferson, Kings, Livingston, Madison, Monroe, Montgomery, Nassau, New York, Niagara, Onondaga, Ontario, Orange, Orleans, Oswego, Putnam, Queens, Rensselaer, Richmond, Rockland, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Schuyler, Seneca, St. Lawrence, Suffolk, Tompkins, Ulster, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Westchester
OHIO: Adams, Allen, Ashland, Ashtabula, Athens, Auglaize, Belmont, Brown, Butler, Carroll, Champaign, Clark, Clermont, Clinton, Columbiana, Coshocton, Crawford, Cuyahoga, Darke, Defiance, Delaware, Erie, Fairfield, Fayette, Franklin, Fulton, Gallia, Geauga, Greene, Guernsey, Hamilton, Hancock, Hardin, Harrison, Henry, Highland, Hocking, Holmes, Huron, Jackson, Jefferson, Knox, Lake, Lawrence, Licking, Logan, Lorain, Lucas, Madison, Mahoning, Marion, Medina, Meigs, Mercer, Miami, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Morrow, Muskingum, Noble, Ottawa, Paulding, Perry, Pickaway, Pike, Portage, Preble, Richland, Ross, Sandusky, Scioto, Seneca, Shelby, Stark, Summit, Trumbull, Tuscarawas, Union, Vinton, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Williams, Wood, Wyandot
OKLAHOMA: Adair, Cherokee, Choctaw, Delaware, Le Flore, Logan, Mayes, McCurtain, Muskogee, Osage, Ottawa, Sequoyah
PENNSYLVANIA: Adams, Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Berks, Blair, Bradford, Bucks, Butler, Cambria, Cameron, Centre, Chester, Clarion, Clearfield, Clinton, Columbia, Crawford, Cumberland, Dauphin, Delaware, Elk, Erie, Fayette, Forest, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Huntingdon, Indiana, Jefferson, Juniata, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Lawrence, Lebanon, Lehigh, Luzerne, Lycoming, McKean, Mercer, Mifflin, Monroe, Montgomery, Montour, Northampton, Northumberland, Perry, Philadelphia, Pike, Potter, Schuylkill, Snyder, Somerset, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, Union, Venango, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Westmoreland, Wyoming, York
RHODE ISLAND: Providence
SOUTH CAROLINA: McCormick, Newberry, Richland, York
TENNESSEE: Anderson, Bedford, Benton, Blount, Campbell, Carroll, Carter, Chester, Cocke, Coffee, Crockett, Cumberland, Davidson, Decatur, Dickson, Dyer, Fayette, Fentress, Franklin, Grainger, Grundy, Hardin, Hawkins, Haywood, Humphreys, Johnson, Knox, Madison, Monroe, Montgomery, Obion, Polk, Putnam, Roane, Scott, Sevier, Shelby, Smith, Stewart, Sumner, Tipton, Union, Van Buren, Wayne, Weakley, Williamson, Wilson
TEXAS: Angelina, Chambers, Fort Bend, Houston, Jasper, Madison, Polk, Walker
VIRGINIA: Albemarle, Amelia, Amherst, Augusta, Bath, Bedford, Bland, Botetourt, Buchanan, Charles City, Charlotte, Chesapeake, Chesterfield, Clarke, Dickenson, Fauquier, Floyd, Franklin, Frederick, Giles, Gloucester, Goochland, Greene, Greensville, Halifax, Hampton, Henrico, Highland, King George, King William, Lee, Madison, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Nelson, Orange, Page, Pittsylvania, Powhatan, Rappahannock, Roanoke, Rockbridge, Rockingham, Russell, Scott, Shenandoah, Smyth, Southampton, Sussex, Virginia Beach, Warren, Washington, Wise, York
VERMONT: Addison, Bennington, Chittenden, Rutland, Windham, Windsor
WISCONSIN: Adams, Brown, Buffalo, Calumet, Columbia, Crawford, Dane, Dodge, Fond du Lac, Grant, Green Lake, Iowa, Jefferson, Juneau, Kenosha, La Crosse, Lafayette, Milwaukee, Outagamie, Ozaukee, Racine, Richland, Rock, Sauk, Sheboygan, Walworth, Washington, Waukesha
WEST VIRGINIA: Barbour, Berkeley, Braxton, Brooke, Cabell, Doddridge, Gilmer, Grant, Greenbrier, Hampshire, Hancock, Hardy, Harrison, Jackson, Kanawha, Lewis, Marion, Mineral, Monongalia, Monroe, Morgan, Nicholas, Pocahontas, Preston, Putnam, Raleigh, Ritchie, Roane, Summers, Taylor, Tyler, Upshur, Wayne, Webster, Wetzel, Wirt, Wood
ALABAMA: Autauga, Bibb, Butler, Calhoun, Chilton, Choctaw, Clay, Covington, Crenshaw, Cullman, Dallas, DeKalb, Escambia, Fayette, Franklin, Greene, Jackson, Jefferson, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Lee, Limestone, Lowndes, Macon, Madison, Marshall, Montgomery, Morgan, Perry, Pike, Russell, Shelby, St. Clair, Sumter, Tuscaloosa, Walker, Washington, Wilcox
ARKANSAS: Arkansas, Ashley, Baxter, Benton, Boone, Bradley, Carroll, Clark, Clay, Cleburne, Cleveland, Columbia, Conway, Craighead, Crawford, Crittenden, Cross, Dallas, Desha, Drew, Faulkner, Franklin, Fulton, Garland, Grant, Greene, Hempstead, Independence, Izard, Jackson, Jefferson, Johnson, Lafayette, Lawrence, Lee, Lincoln, Little River, Logan, Lonoke, Madison, Marion, Miller, Mississippi, Monroe, Montgomery, Nevada, Newton, Ouachita, Perry, Phillips, Pike, Poinsett, Polk, Pope, Prairie, Pulaski, Randolph, Saline, Scott, Searcy, Sebastian, Sevier, Sharp, St. Francis, Stone, Union, Van Buren, Washington, White, Woodruff, Yell
CONNECTICUT: Fairfield, Hartford, Litchfield, Middlesex, New Haven, New London, Tolland, Windham
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: District of Columbia

Shagbark hickory belongs to family of juglandaceae plants, its species name is ovata. This plant grows actively in spring and summer. Shagbark hickory has green foliage and bears yellow colored flowers. Shagbark hickory booms in late spring.The plant grows in erect form with single stem. Shagbark hickory is a slow growing plant, a mature Shagbark hickory can grow up to 75 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) : 75
Drought Tolerance : Medium Frost Free Days, Minimum : 140
Temperature, Minimum (°F) : -40 Palatable Human : Yes
Bloom Period : Late Spring
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Reproduction

Bloom Period : Late 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 : 96
Seed Spread Rate : Slow Seedling Vigor : High
Small Grain : No Vegetative Spread Rate : None

Use

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 : - -
Pulpwood Product : Yes Veneer Product : No

Physiology

Active Growth Period : Spring and Summer After Harvest Regrowth Rate : - -
Bloat : None C:N Ratio : High
Coppice Potential : No Fall Conspicuous : Yes
Fire Resistance : No Flower Color : Yellow
Flower Conspicuous : Yes Foliage Color : Green
Foliage Porosity Summer : Moderate 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) : 15
Height, Mature (feet) : 75 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 : Yes Anaerobic Tolerance : None
CaCO3 Tolerance : Medium Cold Stratification Required : Yes
Drought Tolerance : Medium Fertility Requirement : Medium
Fire Tolerance : Medium Frost Free Days, Minimum : 140
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) : 80 Precipitation (Maximum) : 80
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) : 48 Salinity Tolerance : Low
Shade Tolerance : Intermediate Temperature, Minimum (°F) : -40

SHAGBARK HICKORY GALLERY

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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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Courtesy of USDA Forest Service.
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Steve Hurst. Provided by ARS Systematic Botany and Mycology Laboratory.
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W.J. Beal. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, MI, Morenci. 1902.
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W.D. Brush. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, DC, Washington. 1960.
shagbark hickory
W.D. Brush. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, DC, Washington. 1960.
shagbark hickory
W.D. Brush. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, PA.
shagbark hickory
W.D. Brush. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service.
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E.S. Shipp. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, VA, George Washington National Forest. 1925.
shagbark hickory
Courtesy of USDA Forest Service.
shagbark 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.
shagbark 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: 582. Courtesy of Kentucky Native Plant Society. Scanned by Omnitek Inc.
shagbark 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: 583. Courtesy of Kentucky Native Plant Society. Scanned by Omnitek Inc.
shagbark 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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