0-085 This shagbark hickory (Carya ovata) is a very old specimen and displays tight bark seldom 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 the more typical tree (0-072) nearby to the northwest, which shows the other extreme. There is one other tight barked shagbark hickory here (0-063), a very large one in the northeast part of Oak Ridge.
Location: 39.824035 N, 89.658799 W
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