This tree is one of the 150 trees initially included in the arboretum to coincide with the campus's 150th anniversary celebration.
Quebec to Minnesota, south to Florida and Louisiana
Mature Height and Width:
50-75 feet by 30-50 feet
Bitternut hickory stands out among its relatives due to its inedibility. Insects seldom feed on the leaves and will disappoint anyone tempted to eat one its nuts which have a characteristically bitter taste.