OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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Most habitat and range descriptions were obtained from Weakley's Flora.

Your search found 15 taxa in the family Juglandaceae, Walnut family, as understood by PLANTS National Database.

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Black Walnut

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Juglans nigra   FAMILY: Juglandaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Juglans nigra   FAMILY: Juglandaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Juglans nigra 053-01-001   FAMILY: Juglandaceae

 

Habitat: Moist, nutrient-rich forests of floodplains and slopes, calcareous hammocks

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Butternut, White Walnut

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Juglans cinerea   FAMILY: Juglandaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Juglans cinerea   FAMILY: Juglandaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Juglans cinerea 053-01-002   FAMILY: Juglandaceae

 

Habitat: Moist, nutrient-rich forests

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Nutmeg Hickory

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Carya myristiciformis   FAMILY: Juglandaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Carya myristiciformis   FAMILY: Juglandaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Carya myristicaeformis 053-02-001   FAMILY: Juglandaceae

 

Habitat: Hardwood flatwoods, bottomland hardwood forests, riparian and upland calcareous woodlands, nonriverine swamps over calcareous substrates, including calcareous clays and coquina limestone (‘marl’)

Rare

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Pecan

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Carya illinoinensis   FAMILY: Juglandaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Carya illinoinensis   FAMILY: Juglandaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Carya illinoensis 053-02-002   FAMILY: Juglandaceae

 

Habitat: Bottomland forests, hardwood flatwoods, swamps, margins of fields, pastures, often along larger rivers; eastwards (out of native range) introduced and persistent around dwellings and in pecan orchards, escaped to suburban woodlands, rural forest edges and floodplains, also commonly cultivated

Commonly cultivated, commonly escaped or persistent

Native: south central US

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Bitternut Hickory

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Carya cordiformis   FAMILY: Juglandaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Carya cordiformis   FAMILY: Juglandaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Carya cordiformis 053-02-003   FAMILY: Juglandaceae

 

Habitat: Forests and woodlands, especially in rich, moist alluvial or slope forests

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Water Hickory, Bitter Pecan

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Carya aquatica   FAMILY: Juglandaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Carya aquatica   FAMILY: Juglandaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Carya aquatica 053-02-004   FAMILY: Juglandaceae

 

Habitat: Swamp forests, where flooded during the winter months

Common in Coastal Plain (rare elsewhere)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Carolina Shagbark Hickory, Southern Shagbark Hickory, Carolina Hickory

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Carya carolinae-septentrionalis   FAMILY: Juglandaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Carya carolinae-septentrionalis   FAMILY: Juglandaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Carya carolinae-septentrionalis 053-02-005   FAMILY: Juglandaceae

 

Habitat: Upland flats, especially those weathered from mafic rocks and with shrink-swell soils dominated by montmorillonitic clays, less typically on slopes and bottomlands

Uncommon to rare (an endemic)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Common Shagbark Hickory

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Carya ovata   FAMILY: Juglandaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Carya ovata   FAMILY: Juglandaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Carya ovata 053-02-006   FAMILY: Juglandaceae

 

Habitat: Rich moist bottomlands, slopes, occasionally on dry upland flats

Uncommon (rare in GA Coastal Plain)

Native to North Carolina & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Big Shellbark Hickory, Kingnut Hickory

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Carya laciniosa   FAMILY: Juglandaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Carya laciniosa   FAMILY: Juglandaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Carya laciniosa 053-02-007   FAMILY: Juglandaceae

 

Habitat: Bottomland forests, hardwood flatwoods, swamps; rarely in mesic upland forests and on rich lower slopes

Uncommon in GA Mountains, rare elsewhere in GA & NC

Native to North Carolina & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Sand Hickory, Pale Hickory

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Carya pallida   FAMILY: Juglandaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Carya pallida   FAMILY: Juglandaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Carya pallida 053-02-008   FAMILY: Juglandaceae

 

Habitat: Dry sandy or rocky forests and woodlands

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Mockernut Hickory, White Hickory

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Carya tomentosa   FAMILY: Juglandaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Carya tomentosa   FAMILY: Juglandaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Carya tomentosa 053-02-009   FAMILY: Juglandaceae

 

Habitat: Forests and woodlands

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Pignut Hickory

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Carya glabra   FAMILY: Juglandaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Carya glabra   FAMILY: Juglandaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Carya glabra 053-02-010   FAMILY: Juglandaceae

 

Habitat: In a very wide variety of forests and woodlands

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Red Hickory, Sweet Pignut Hickory

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Carya ovalis   FAMILY: Juglandaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Carya ovalis   FAMILY: Juglandaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Carya ovalis 053-02-011   FAMILY: Juglandaceae

 

Habitat: Forests and woodlands

Common (rare in GA Piedmont & SC Coastal Plain)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Scrub Hickory

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Carya floridana   FAMILY: Juglandaceae

 

Habitat: Florida yellow-sand scrub, longleaf pine sandhills

Native: Florida

 


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camera icon Common Name: Black Hickory

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Carya texana   FAMILY: Juglandaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Carya texana   FAMILY: Juglandaceae

 

Habitat: Dry upland woodlands, glades, bluffs, sand barrens

Native: west of the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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