LATIN NAME: Carya spp
OTHER COMMON NAMES: Often referred to as pecan in the South.
Common Thicknesses are 4/4, 5/4, 6/4, 8/4
Janka Hardness Value: 1820
American hickory and pecan are different species of a very diverse group, but in the round (log) they are virtually indistinguishable from each other and therefore often processed by saw mills and sold mixed together.