Site Preferences: Prefers moist rich soil and sun, but can tolerate some shade.
Characteristics: Leaves are made up of 5 leaflets on a central stalk. They are green on top, and paler and hairy underneath. The tree's bark separates into long plates as it gets older, which loosen from the trunk and give the tree a 'shaggy' look. 20-30 meters tall.
Values: (Advancing Species) Nuts from the shagbark hickory are edible and are 3 to 4.5 centimetres long. They are sweet tasting and are a favourite food of squirrels.
Tree crown: CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=680811
Fruit: Ar rouz - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=36366423
Leaf Cluster: Dcrjsr - Own work, CC BY 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=18939444