Carya aquatica

ClassificationDicots
FamilyJuglandaceae
Family (Traditional)Juglandaceae
GenusCarya
SpeciesCarya aquatica (Michx. f.) Nutt.
Common NameWater Hickory
Growth Habittree
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: tree; Woody/Herbaceous: woody; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Compound; Leaf Complexity: 1; Leaf Type: Broadleaf; Leaf Veination: Pinnate; Petiole Type: Petiolate; Leaf/Leaflet Shapes: Falcate;Lanceolate;Narrowly Elliptic;Oblanceolate; Leaf/Leaflet Apex Shape: Acuminate; Leaf/Leaflet Base Shape: Acute;Cuneate;Oblique;Obtuse;Rounded; Leaf/Leaflet Margins: Serrulate;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Flower Color2: Yellow; Fruit Color: Brown ;
*Average C-Value: 9.0
C value 7
StatusNative; AGCP (OBL), EMP (OBL) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[S2S3] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
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Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

No synonyms exist for this species.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Ballard (KY), Hopkins (KY), Livingston (KY), McLean (KY), Marshall (KY), Muhlenberg (KY), Trigg (KY), Benton (TN), Crockett (TN), Dyer (TN), Gibson (TN), Hamilton (TN), Haywood (TN), Humphreys (TN), Lauderdale (TN), Obion (TN), Shelby (TN), Stewart (TN), Tipton (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, EKY, ETSU, MEM, TENN, UCHT, VDB

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1966 - 2013

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100733441 Hopkins Kentucky Jeff Grubbs
EKY
Carya aquatica
TENN-V-0077334 Stewart Tennessee
TENN
Carya aquatica
TENN-V-0077330 Obion Tennessee
TENN
Carya aquatica
TENN-V-0077324 Dyer Tennessee
TENN
Carya aquatica
TENN-V-0077944 Marshall Kentucky
TENN
Carya aquatica
TENN-V-0077333 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Carya aquatica
TENN-V-0077327 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Carya aquatica
TENN-V-0077331 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Carya aquatica
TENN-V-0077329 Lauderdale Tennessee
TENN
Carya aquatica
TENN-V-0077982 Marshall Kentucky
TENN
Carya aquatica
TENN-V-0077983 McLean Kentucky
TENN
Carya aquatica
TENN-V-0077326 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Carya aquatica
APSC0016135 Stewart Tennessee 20 Aug 2008 Edward Chester
APSC
Carya aquatica
APSC0016139 Benton Tennessee
APSC
Carya aquatica
APSC0090821 Muhlenberg Kentucky
APSC
Carya aquatica
TENN-V-0077323 Crockett Tennessee
TENN
Carya aquatica
TENN-V-0077328 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Carya aquatica
TENN-V-0077322 Benton Tennessee
TENN
Carya aquatica
TENN-V-0077332 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Carya aquatica
TENN-V-0077325 Gibson Tennessee
TENN
Carya aquatica
TENN-V-0077335 Stewart Tennessee
TENN
Carya aquatica
UCHT009102 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Carya aquatica
APSC0016138 Benton Tennessee
APSC
Carya aquatica
APSC0020333 Hopkins Kentucky 13 Aug 2013 Mason Brock
APSC
Carya aquatica
APSC0016136 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Carya aquatica
BRIT144922 Tennessee
VDB
Carya aquatica
BRIT136589 Tennessee
VDB
Carya aquatica
BRIT144920 Tennessee
VDB
Carya aquatica
BRIT144924 Tennessee
VDB
Carya aquatica
BRIT144923 Tennessee
VDB
Carya aquatica
APSC0087463 Ballard Kentucky
APSC
Carya aquatica
APSC0016137 Humphreys Tennessee
APSC
Carya aquatica
BRIT144919 Tennessee
VDB
Carya aquatica
BRIT144918 Tennessee
VDB
Carya aquatica
ETSU018411 Shelby Tennessee
ETSU
Carya aquatica
MEM013678 Marshall Kentucky David H. Webb
MEM
Carya aquatica
MEM013085 Shelby Tennessee 09 May 1975 Elizabeth M. Browne, Edward T. Browne Jr.
75C1.4
MEM
Carya aquatica
MEM015482 Livingston Kentucky Raymond Athey
MEM
Carya aquatica
BRIT144928 Tennessee
VDB
Carya aquatica
BRIT144921 Tennessee
VDB
Carya aquatica
MEM011161 Tipton Tennessee 02 Jul 1968 Sarah J. Warrington
112
MEM
Carya aquatica
MEM000392 Shelby Tennessee 08 May 1966 Lonnie C. Pennington
55
MEM
Carya aquatica
MEM014759 Tipton Tennessee 04 Oct 1969 Sarah J. Warrington
530
MEM
Carya aquatica
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