It is a slow-growing long-lived tree, hard to transplant because of its long taproot, and subject to insect damage.

Shell-Bark Hickory

It is a slow-growing long-lived tree, hard to transplant because of its long taproot, and subject to…

This is the fruit of Bitternut, Hicoria minima, (Keeler, 1915).

Bitternut Fruit

This is the fruit of Bitternut, Hicoria minima, (Keeler, 1915).

Also known as Juglans nigra. A species of flowering tree in the hickory tree, native to eastern North America.

Branch of Eastern Black Walnut Tree

Also known as Juglans nigra. A species of flowering tree in the hickory tree, native to eastern North…

The branch of a Hicoria villosa tree, a species of hickory.

Branch of Hicoria Villosa

The branch of a Hicoria villosa tree, a species of hickory.

This is the fruit of Mockernut, Hicoria alba, (Keeler, 1915).

Mockernut Fruit

This is the fruit of Mockernut, Hicoria alba, (Keeler, 1915).

Also known as Hicoria alba. The branch of a Mockernut Hickory tree, the most abundant of the hickory species.

Branch of Mockernut Hickory

Also known as Hicoria alba. The branch of a Mockernut Hickory tree, the most abundant of the hickory…

Also known as Hicoria myristicaeformis. The branch of a Nutmeg Hickory plant, an oil-rich food for wildlife.

Branch of Nutmeg Hickory

Also known as Hicoria myristicaeformis. The branch of a Nutmeg Hickory plant, an oil-rich food for wildlife.

Also known as Hicoria glabra. The branch of a Pignut Hickory tree, native to the eastern United States.

Branch of Pignut Hickory

Also known as Hicoria glabra. The branch of a Pignut Hickory tree, native to the eastern United States.

Also known as Hicoria ovata. The branch of a Shagbark Hickory tree, native to the eastern United States.

Branch of Shagbark Hickory

Also known as Hicoria ovata. The branch of a Shagbark Hickory tree, native to the eastern United States.

These are the staminate flowers of Shellbark Hickory, Hicoria ovata, (Keeler, 1915).

Shellbark Hickory Flower

These are the staminate flowers of Shellbark Hickory, Hicoria ovata, (Keeler, 1915).

Also known as Hicoria laciniosa. The branch of the Shellbark Hickory tree, native to the midwestern United States.

Branch of Shellbark Hickory

Also known as Hicoria laciniosa. The branch of the Shellbark Hickory tree, native to the midwestern…

Also known as Hicoria minima. The branch of a Swamp Hickory tree, which produces pear-shaped nuts.

Branch of Swamp Hickory

Also known as Hicoria minima. The branch of a Swamp Hickory tree, which produces pear-shaped nuts.

"Grasp one end of a straight spring made of hickory or steel in one end of a vise, as shown. Pluck the free end of the spring so as to produce a vibratory motion. If the spring is long enough, the vibrations may be seen. Lower the spring in the vise to shorten the vibrating part of the rod, and pluck it again. The vibrations are reduced in amplitude, and increased in rapidity. Continued shortening of the spring will render the vibrations invisible and audible; the are lost to the eye, but revealed to the ear." -Avery 1895

Sound due to Vibrations

"Grasp one end of a straight spring made of hickory or steel in one end of a vise, as shown. Pluck the…

Also known as Hicoria aquatica. The branch of a Water Hickory tree, native to the southeast United States.

Branch of Water Hickory

Also known as Hicoria aquatica. The branch of a Water Hickory tree, native to the southeast United States.