Do not confuse with the unrelated 🇦🇺 Australian rainforest laurel tree  Endiandra globosa, also called black walnut.

Part of butternut/​walnut  genus Juglans in butternut/​hickory/​pecan/​walnut  family Juglandaceae in bayberry / beech / birch / oak / walnut  order Fagales.

Native to 🇨🇦 Canada and 🇺🇸 USA, east of the 🗻︎ Rocky Mountains.   🌎︎ Map.  Adobe Acrobat Reader file

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)
  In WWI, the wood from American walnut was highly valued for making airplane propellers and gunstocks.  Its wood is currently valued for furniture and cabinets.

Juglans hosts caterpillars of 130 species
of butterflies and moths, in some areas.
  This plant is also known to be a host for (in areas where invasive) 🐝︎ spotted lanternfly (SLF)  Lycorma delicatula.

This tree produces a ☠︎ toxic [?] substance that prevents many plants from growing under or near them.

Learn more about ◼︎ eastern black walnut Juglans nigra

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