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Shagbark Hickory Tree

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on 21 January 2014

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Transcript of Shagbark Hickory Tree

Shagbark Hickory Tree
Growth of Shagbark Hickory
Benifits
Fall
Biome of Shagbark Hickory
The biome of the shagbark hickory is deciduous. The shagbark hickory loses its leaves during the fall and winter. It thrives in rich and well-drained loams, but is adaptable to many soil types.

Growth Height
The height of a shagbark hickory at full growth is 70 to 80 feet tall.The width is 30 to 40 feet
Flowers
The shagbark hickory flowers between April and June . It disperses seeds between September and December .
Hickory wood has no challengers among the other trees in terms of its combination of hardness, toughness and strength.
Adaptations
Shagbark hickory has adapted in climates varying from precipitation, temperature, and snow cover ranges, locations in the northern areas, to upland sites, in the southern areas, it is more common in bottom lands and on the better north- and east-facing upland sites, sunlight & is shade-tolerant, surviving many years in the understory as needed for their slow growth, living from 200 to 300 years, Root System has a fast-growing deep taproot, adapting to a variety of dirt and be very wind tolerant.
Leaves
The leaves are oval-shaped withpoints at the end to protect the fruit from getting eaten by birds.
Fruit and seed
The fruit is a husk that proects the seeds till dispersal. The seed is dorment in a husk till dispersal.
Fall time for Hickory
In the fall, the tree sucks up all the nutrients from the leaves to prepare for the winter. This causes the leaves to turn yellow.
The End
Sources
http://www.extension.iastate.edu/forestry/iowa_trees/trees/shagbark_hickory.html
http://www.ehow.com/about_6388310_shagbark-hickory-tree.html
Challengers
http://naturalhistoryofnorthernindiana.wikispaces.com/shagbark+hickory+-+sy
http://www.oplin.org/tree/fact%20pages/hickory_shagbark/hickory_shagbark.html
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