Shellbark hickory (Carya laciniosa)
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Latin (scientific) name: Carya laciniosa
Common English name: Shellbark hickory
Other names: Big shagbark hickory, kingnut
French name: Caryer lacinié
Exists along stream banks and in valleys on moist and wet sites.
Rarely found in Canada. Scarce in areas of southern Ontario.
6a, 6b, 7a, 7b
A hardiness zone is a geographically defined area where a given plant is capable of growing. Hardiness zones are based largely on climate, particularly minimum temperatures. Zone 0 covers the harshest areas in Canada for plant species. Higher numbers represent more temperate areas.
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