Species Detail

Carya laciniosa michx. f. G.
shell-bark hickory


Scientific Name:  
Carya laciniosa michx. f. G.
Common Name:  
shell-bark hickory
Myaamia Name:  
caacinkilaakia or ceecinkilaakia tree
Uses:  
Food
Harvest Seasons:  
Fall
Habitats:  
Undetermined
Locations:  
Undetermined
Growth Forms:  
Tree

Myaamia Archival Sources  
Carya laciniosa michx. f. G.
Reference Source Reference Type Archival Data Comments
No Reference Specified Use - Unknown  p. 102 p. 2676dw –
No Reference Specified Use - Unknown  p. 1725 –
No Reference Specified Use - Unknown 
No Reference Specified Use - Unknown  p. 2677 –
No Reference Specified Use - Food  nuts gathered for food
No Reference Specified Use - Food  eaten by Fox squirrel in the traditional story Wissakatchakwa
No Reference Specified Use - Unknown 
Botanical Sources  
Carya laciniosa michx. f. G.
Reference Source Notes Data Comments
No Reference Specified   occurs on flood plains
Related Sources  
Carya laciniosa michx. f. G.
Reference Source Notes Data Comments
No Reference Specified   shell-bark hickory has been reported to produce 3 bushels of nuts per tree; yielding approximately 42 pounds of edible nutmeat per tree; per year--seven trees being enough to feed one person for a year p. 57 –
No Reference Specified   archaeological studies have demonstrated that nuts preserved as nutshell; which represent walnut; hickory and hazelnut species were an important wild food resource utilized by Late Woodland prior to 700 A.D. through approximately 1450 A.D. indigenous peoples of central and southern Indiana. Results of these studies indicate that nut use declined over the Late Woodland period prior to 700 A.D. to 1450 A.D.; probably due to increased cultivation of fall-maturing crops; like corn; and conflicts with gathering nuts during this same time period p. 103 –
No Reference Specified   Dunn listed the Miami term