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Mockernut Hickory
Carya tomentosa
Fragrant leaflets of mockernut hickory are densely hairy along the midrib. The wood is noted for its hardness, toughness, resilience, and the ability to withstand sudden shocks. It is excellent for axe and hammer handles, and is  a favorite wood in the smokehouse.

Natural distribution in South Carolina


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