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Common name

English: Pignut Hickory

German: Ferkelnuss


Kingdom: Plantae (2659)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2572)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2167)

      Order: Juglandales (6)

        Family: Juglandaceae (6)(family description)

          Genus: Carya (2)

            Epithet: glabra (P. Mill.) Sweet (7)

Synonym: Carya austrina (Small) Murrill

austrina => southern, of the southern hemisphere

glabra => without hair, smooth, bald, bare


Climate: temperate

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: tree

Flower colour: green

External links

Check for Carya glabra at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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