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Carya aquatica (Michx. f.) Nutt.
Water hickory

Carya aquatica
Copyright by: Susan Trammell

Family: Juglandaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Tree

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Eastern North America.

Map of Florida Locations

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Carya aquatica has been found in the following 9 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve Present Native
Caloosahatchee Regional Park Present Native
Halpatiokee Regional Park Present Native
Hickey Creek Mitigation Park Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
LaBelle Nature Park Present Native
Loxahatchee River-Lake Worth Creek Aquatic Preserve Present Native
Riverbend Park Present Native
Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve Present Not Native, Cultivated Only

Carya aquatica has been found in the following 4 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Hendry County Native
Lee County Native
Martin County Native
Palm Beach County Native

Carya aquatica has been found in the following habitat :
Floodplain Forest

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Carya aquatica
Copyright by: Susan Trammell
Carya aquatica
Copyright by: Shirley Denton
Carya aquatica
Copyright by: Shirley Denton
Carya aquatica
Copyright by: Shirley Denton