Fruit of Shagbark Hickory


Green, egg-shaped fruits produced in autumn, the husk of which splits into four equal parts when opened. Yellowish nut inside. 1½-2¼ inches (4-6 centimeters).

Photograph taken 10/14/02 by Chris Bersbach.

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