Carya carolinae-septentrionalis (Ashe) Engl. & Graebn.

Locations ofCarya carolinae-septentrionalis (Ashe) Engl. & Graebn. in Virginia

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Botanical Name
Carya carolinae-septentrionalis (Ashe) Engl. & Graebn.
Common Name
Southern Shagbark Hickory, Carolina Shagbark Hickory
Carya ovata as var. australis (Ashe) Little
Flora of Virginia Name/Status
Carya carolinae-septentrionalis (Ashe) Engl. & Graebn.
First reported from Virginia in Castanea 63:87 (1998). This taxon is often included within Carya ovata as var. australis (Ashe) Little, but several studies have produced evidence of its independent lineage. See Weakley's Flora of the Southeastern United States (2022) for more information.
Dry oak-hickory forests and xeric, stunted, oak-hickory-pine woodlands on hardpan soils weathered from mafic and ultramafic rocks. Rare in the s. Piedmont; known from 3 small portions of Charlotte, Halifax and Pittsylvania counties.
Native Status

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