List of Trees 31-60 Mockernut Hickory

Carya tomentosa (Poir.) Nutt

Family: Juglandaceae

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.