Shagbark hickory (young)

The hardest bark to identify during the stretch. There are a number of┬áspecies in the northeast which have smooth bark vertical lines, when they’re young. And an internet search did not produce a perfect comparison list of young trees with vertical lines, as expected.

The hardest bark to identify during the stretch. There are a number of┬áspecies in the northeast which have smooth bark vertical lines, when they’re young. And an internet search did not produce a perfect comparison list of young trees with vertical lines, as expected.