Completely unrelated to a laurel tree in 🇦🇺 Australia, also called black walnut.

Native to 🇨🇦 Canada and 🇺🇸 USA central, East and Southeast.  Used to make furniture, cabinets, gunstocks and other items.

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)

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