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Common Name: Shagbark Hickory      Latin Name: Carya ovata      Size: 50 (min) to 70 (max)
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Heather,This will be very difficult to find. You might find a container plant 3-5 feet tall but that is about all. I will keep my eyes open if I see any.Steve
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Carya ovata
Maximum Height: 70 feet

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Category: Tree
Genus: Carya
species: ovata
Size: 50 (min) to 70 (max)
Size Description: Large Tree
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Plant Images and Specimens
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Location: Highland Cemetery
Photo Credit: Steve Foltz

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Fall Color
Location: Greenfield Plant Farm, Clough Pike, Anderson Twp.
Photo Credit: R. Scott Beuerlein
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Fall Color
Location: Mt. Airy Arboretum
Photo Credit: R. Scott Beuerlein
Season: Fall
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Photo Credit: Ernie Wiegand

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Bark detail
Photo Credit: Scott Beuerleine

Location: Mt. Airy Forest 5083 Colerain Ave Cincinnati OH
Specimen: 410
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Fall color, woodland
Location: Mt. Airy Arboretum, Cincinnati
Photo Credit: Scott Beuerleine
Season: Fall
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Location: Brookgreen Garden South Carolina

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