Tried and True Native Plant Selections for the Mid-Atlantic
This slow-growing, but long-lived, large tree is indigenous* to river banks and flood plains and makes an attractive ornamental specimen for large landscapes with its good fall color and distinctive exfoliating bark. It also provides excellent support to a variety of wildlife.
*In the Mid-Atlantic Region, it is native in DC, throughout much of VA, predominantly in the mountains, in parts of MD and DE, and in most of PA.
Print Version (Legal Size): Carya ovata (Shagbark Hickory)
Learn more about other Mid-Atlantic plants: Tried and True Plant Fact Sheets