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Shellbark Hickory (Big Shagbark Hickory)

Carya laciniosa
This is the largest of the true hickories and has the best-tasting hickory nuts in Missouri. Compared to shagbark hickory, it has larger leaves and more leaflets, plus large nuts and orange twigs.

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Time for Squirrels to Start Cuttin’ Hickory Nuts

Just about the time kids head back to school, it's time to head to the nearest hickory tree for some squirrel huntin'.

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Water Hickory (Bitter Pecan)

Carya aquatica
Water hickory grows on ground that is often under water during part of the year. The bitter nuts are consumed by ducks and other wildlife.

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