Carya ovata, is a common hickory in the Eastern United States. It is a large tree that typically reaches well over 100 feet in height. These trees are easy to spot due to their shaggy bark. Its leaves have a uniform 5 leaflet structure. It produces nuts that are edible for humans and animals alike. Wikipedia
You can help scientists understand how climate change is impacting this species by using the phenophase guide below to observe its lifecycle in Nature's Notebook.
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