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Carya tomentosa (Poir.) Nutt
It is long lived and the most abundant of the hickories. It is included in the walnut family of trees and provides preferred food for wildlife, especially squirrels. A high percentage of the wood is used for products where strength, hardness, and flexibility are needed. 80% of the wood is harvested for tool handle production. It makes an excellent fuel wood.