Hickory, Shagbark—0-072

Tree Description:

.0-072  This shagbark hickory (Carya ovata) is a very old specimen and displays the extreme shaggy bark often seen on this species. The nuts are edible and a favorite food of squirrels. While you are in this area, compare its bark with that of tree .0-085 downhill to the east, which shows the other extreme.

Location:  39.824074 N, 89.658873 W

Map:     Get walking directions here.

 

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