A pecan is a hickory, but not all hickories are pecans. One more tidbit of information removed from the infinitely large bag of things I don’t know and placed in the pouch of those I do. I always love that feeling. I’ll never even begin to empty out the “don’t know” bag, but the weight of the treasures in my “know” pouch gives me a greedy little thrill.Hickory gives me colors that are distinct from pecan. Pecan bark gave me golds, hickory pinks.
But first, let’s talk about the leaves.
Boiled leaves gave me browns:
But when unboiled, the color is much brighter:
And bark gives me the aforementioned pink:
Clearly not pecan, but its own thing altogether.
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