shagbark hickory

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shagbark hickory

[‚shag‚bärk ′hik·ə·rē]
(forestry)
Carya ovata. A type of hickory that grows to a height of about 120 ft (36 m) and is found in the eastern half of the United States and adjacent Canada. It is the most important species because of the commercial value of its nuts and of its wood.
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