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Carya laciniosa

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Shellbark Hickory

FAMILY: JUGLANDACEAE

Carya laciniosa - Shellbark Hickory

About Shellbark Hickory at OSU's Landscape Plants site

  • Native to eastern North America.

  • Height can exceed 140’ but is usually under 100’.

  • Leaves are compound with 7-9 large leafl ets. Leaves can be 2’ long.

  • Nuts ripen in Portland and are tasty but hard to crack.

  • Tree has male and female catkins.

  • Bark is ragged but not as shaggy as shagbark hickory.

  • Rare in Portland. #33 and #34 are behind the house, but the tops can be seen from street.

Tree #LocationDimensionsPhoto and Notes
33

143 SE 32nd Ave

Private, Rear Yard

87' Height

64' Spread

7.5' Circ.

This tree is in the rear yard of the address, but the top can be seen from the street.

Carya laciniosa - Shellbark Hickory
34

143 SE 32nd Ave

Private, Rear Yard

87' Height

60' Spread

7.1' Circ.

This tree is in the rear yard of the address, but the top can be seen from the street.

Carya laciniosa - Shellbark Hickory
278

1942 SW Montgomery Dr

Private, Front Yard

76' Height

57' Spread

7.8' Circ.

Carya laciniosa - Shellbark Hickory