Lenticels=round;  ⊚ pith=​thin horizontal layers;  nuts under tree stain hands brown;  buds=​pale downy;  bundle scars=3 crescents

bark=light ridges over dark;  end bud=cream-colored, longer than wide
butternut  Juglans cinerea

bark=dark furrowed;            end bud=gray, not longer than wide
◼︎ eastern black walnut  Juglans nigra

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Part of bayberry / beech / birch / oak / walnut  order Fagales.

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