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Carya pallida (Ashe) Engl. & Graebn.
SAND HICKORY
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Carya pallida, Sand Hickory, leaf bottom
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Carya pallida, Sand Hickory, leaf bottom

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Carya pallida, Sand Hickory, leaf bud
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Carya pallida, Sand Hickory, leaf bud
Carya pallida, Sand Hickory, leaflet base, bottom
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Carya pallida, Sand Hickory, leaflet base, bottom

Carya pallida, Sand Hickory, leaf bud burst
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Carya pallida, Sand Hickory, leaf bud burst
Carya pallida, Sand Hickory, leaf bud burst
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Carya pallida, Sand Hickory, leaf bud burst

Carya pallida, sand hickory
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Carya pallida, sand hickory
Carya pallida, sand hickory
© Copyright Bobby Hattaway 2011 · 5
Carya pallida, sand hickory

Carya pallida, sand hickory
© Copyright Bobby Hattaway 2011 · 5
Carya pallida, sand hickory
Carya pallida, fruit - lateral or general close-up
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Carya pallida, fruit - lateral or general close-up

Carya pallida, twig - close-up winter terminal bud
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Carya pallida, twig - close-up winter terminal bud
Carya pallida, twig - close-up winter terminal bud
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Carya pallida, twig - close-up winter terminal bud

Carya pallida, leaf - whole upper surface
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Carya pallida, leaf - whole upper surface
Carya pallida, leaf - unspecified
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Carya pallida, leaf - unspecified

Carya pallida, leaf - unspecified
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Carya pallida, leaf - unspecified
Carya pallida, twig - orientation of petioles
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Carya pallida, twig - orientation of petioles

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FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Membracidae  Carynota mera @ NCSU (4); UDCC_TCN (11)

Cyrtolobus arcuatus @ UDCC_TCN (1)

Cyrtolobus fuliginosus @ UDCC_TCN (1)

Enchenopa binotata @ UDCC_TCN (3); NCSU (2)

Microcentrus caryae @ NCSU (1); UDCC_TCN (2)

Ophiderma evelyna @ UDCC_TCN (1)

Ophiderma flavicephala @ UDCC_TCN (1)

Ophiderma pubescens @ UDCC_TCN (1)

Ophiderma salamandra @ UDCC_TCN (2)

Platycotis vittata @ NCSU (1)

Smilia camelus @ UDCC_TCN (4)

Telamona unicolor @ NCSU (3); UDCC_TCN (5)
Microstromataceae  Microstroma juglandis @ BPI (2)

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Carya pallida (Ashe) Engl. & Graebn.
sand hickory

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General Information
Symbol: CAPA24
Group: Dicot
Family: Juglandaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Tree
Native Status : L48   N
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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. Provided by Kentucky Native Plant Society . Scanned by Omnitek Inc . Usage Requirements .

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Synonyms

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HIPA7 Hicoria pallida Ashe

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Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Hamamelididae
Order Juglandales
Family Juglandaceae – Walnut family
Genus Carya Nutt. – hybrid hickory
Species Carya pallida (Ashe) Engl. & Graebn. – sand hickory

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Arkansas sand hickory Threatened
Illinois pale hickory Endangered
Indiana sand hickory Threatened

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8. Carya pallida (Ashe) Engler & Graebner, Notizbl. Königl. Bot. Gart. Berlin. App. 9: 19. 1902.

Sand hickory

Hicoria pallida Ashe, Gard. & Forest 10: 304-306, ill. 1897

Trees , to 29 m. Bark dark gray, ridged, often deeply furrowed. Twigs reddish brown, slender, slightly scaly, sometimes pubescent. Terminal buds reddish brown, ovoid, 4-11 mm, sparsely to densely scaly; outer bud scales with coarse hairs on midribs, bud scales imbricate; axillary buds protected by bracteoles fused into hood. Leaves 3-6 dm; petiole 3-10 cm, rachis sparingly hirsute near base, densely hirsute and scaly distally. Leaflets (5-)7(-9), lateral petiolules 0-1 mm, terminal petiolules 2-5 mm; blades ovate to obovate or elliptic, not falcate, 2-15 × 1-6 cm, margins finely to coarsely serrate, apex acuminate; surfaces abaxially hirsute toward base of midrib, otherwise without hairs or rarely hirsute with unicellular and 2-8-rayed fasciculate hairs, abundant large peltate scales and small 4-lobed, irregular, and round peltate scales imparting silvery tan color, adaxially glabrous except for dense fasciculate hairs at base near leaf insertions, moderately to densely scaly in spring. Staminate catkins pedunculate, to 13 cm, stalks hirsute, scaly, bracts scaly, hirsute at apex; anthers hirsute. Fruits tan to reddish brown, obovoid to spheric or ellipsoid, slightly compressed, 3-4 × 2-3 cm; husks rough, 2-4 mm thick, dehiscing to middle or base, sutures smooth; nuts tan, obovoid to spheric or ellipsoid, slightly compressed, not angled, rugulose; shells thick. Seeds sweet.

Flowering spring. Well-drained sandy or rocky soils on bluffs, ridges, rolling hills, and dry woods; 0-500 m; Ala., Ark., Del., Fla., Ga., Ill., Ind., Ky., La., Md., Miss., Mo., N.J., N.C., S.C., Tenn., Va.

Carya pallida occurs principally east of the Mississippi River. It seems to intergrade with C . texana in eastern Missouri and southern Illinois, and it may hybridize with C . glabra .

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