Juglans nigra L.

  • Authority

    Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

  • Family


  • Scientific Name

    Juglans nigra L.

  • Description

    Species Description - Tree to 40 m; bark nearly black, with rough ridges; pith rather light brown; upper margin of lf-scars glabrous; lfls 11–23, oblong-ovate, acuminate; stellate hairs few or none; fr subglobose, not pointed, 5–8 cm thick; nut commonly subglobose and slightly flattened, very rough, rather distinctly 2-valved. Rich, moist soil; Vt. to Minn. and S.D., s. to Ga., the Fla. panhandle, and Tex. (Wallia n.)

  • Common Names

    black walnut