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

Learn more about butternut/​hickory/​pecan/​walnut family Juglandaceae

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

This family comprises about 50 species, variously native to some tropic and temperate areas in the Americas, Eurasia and Southeast Asia.  ▭ 🌎︎ Map (🇨🇦 Canada, 🇺🇸 USA) (colors).

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)

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