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Common Name: Bitternut Hickory      Latin Name: Carya cordiformis      Size: 40 (min) to 60 (max)
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Carya cordiformis
Origin: Eastern United States
Maximum Height: 60 feet

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Category: Tree
Family: Juglandaceae
Genus: Carya
species: cordiformis
Origin: Eastern United States
Size: 40 (min) to 60 (max)
Size Description: Large
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Location: Spring Grove Cemetery 4521 Spring Grove Ave Cincinnati OH 45232
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 39.165444116666700 Longitude: -84.523558716666700] Specimen: 1186
Location: United States Capitol Complex Capitol Hill Washington DC 20515
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 38.890447000000000 Longitude: -77.007191433333300] Specimen: 1742
Location: Cambridge University Botanic Garden 1 Brookside Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom CB2 1JE
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 52.193210350000000 Longitude: 0.131423700000000] Specimen: 1980
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Carya cordiformis
Location: Cambridge University Botanic Garden
Photo Credit: Brandan Jones
Season: August 2012
Location: Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens 3400 Vine Street Cincinnati OH 45220
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 40.428403570000000 Longitude: -86.911978260000000] Specimen: 4540
Location: Zurich Old Botanical Garden Talstrasse, 8001 Z?rich, Switzerland
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 47.371294160000000 Longitude: 8.534209460000000] Specimen: 5917
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