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Carya aquatica (F. Michaux) Elliott. Section: Apocarya. Water Hickory, Bitter Pecan. Phen: Mar-May; Oct. Hab: Swamp forests, where flooded during the winter months. Dist: Se. VA south to s. peninsular FL, west to e. TX, north inland to se. MO, s. IL, and se. OK.

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Synonymy: = Ar, C, F, Fl2, FNA3, G, GW2, Il, K1, K3, NcTx, RAB, Tn, Tx, Va, WH3; = Hicoria aquatica (F.Michx.) Britton – S, S13

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: OBL
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: OBL
  • Great Plains: OBL
  • Midwest: OBL

Heliophily ?: 5

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image of plant© Gary P. Fleming | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Gary P. Fleming | Original Image ⭷


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