shellbark

NOUN
  1. North American hickory having loose grey shaggy bark and edible nuts
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  • White ash, buckeye, shellbark hickory, honey locust, black cherry, and red and yellow oak claimed slightly better drained land, threaded by enormous tangles of grapevine and poison ivy.
  • scalybark" to the Carolina hickory, the name "shagbark" to Carya ovata, and the name shellbark to Carya laciniosa. Northern Nut Growers Association, Report Of The Proceedings At The Tenth Annual Meeting. Battle Creek, Michigan, December 9 and 10, 1919
  • In character of growth, the shellbark is much like the shagbark but the nuts are much larger, and the shells extremely thick. Northern Nut Growers Association, Report Of The Proceedings At The Tenth Annual Meeting. Battle Creek, Michigan, December 9 and 10, 1919
  • The following standards for pecans have been established (including the pecan x shellbark hybrids which generally resemble pecans in flavor and appearance and would be classed with them). Northern Nut Growers Association, Report Of The Proceedings At The Tenth Annual Meeting. Battle Creek, Michigan, December 9 and 10, 1919
  • I have never tested a Persian walnut where the cracking pressure runs much over 40kg and it is rather unusual for a Japan walnut to run much over 200kg, yet Cording is 419kg, a strength of shell greater than that of any other nut sent into the contest this year and which is only found among black walnuts and shellbark hickories. Northern Nut Growers Association, Report Of The Proceedings At The Tenth Annual Meeting. Battle Creek, Michigan, December 9 and 10, 1919
  • The Mott shellbark hickory which weighs 29. 6g which was discovered by Dr. Morris before the founding of the Association is still the largest hickory of which we know. Northern Nut Growers Association, Report Of The Proceedings At The Tenth Annual Meeting. Battle Creek, Michigan, December 9 and 10, 1919
  • It is called the mockernut because while the nut is large, usually larger than the shellbark, the kernel is very small and difficult to take out of the thick shell. On the Trail An Outdoor Book for Girls
  • The shellbark is a tree the best varieties of which it is difficult to learn about. Northern Nut Growers Report of the Proceedings at the Twenty-First Annual Meeting Cedar Rapids, Iowa, September 17, 18, and 19, 1930
  • For their rich, delicious nuts, alone, saying nothing about their clean, handsome foliage, their rough, strong wood -- the best of any grown for many purposes -- the hickories, among which are the Shagbark (_Carya ovata_) and the big shellbark (_Carya laciniosa_), should be planted in many places. Northern Nut Growers Association, Report Of The Proceedings At The Tenth Annual Meeting. Battle Creek, Michigan, December 9 and 10, 1919
  • The names "shellbark," "shagbark" and "scalybark" are at present used interchangeably by authors for different species of the hickory. Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Second Annual Meeting Ithaca, New York, December 14 and 15, 1911
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