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

Native to 🇨🇦 Canada and 🇺🇸 USA central, East and Southeast.

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)
Genus host to caterpillars of 129 species
of butterflies and moths, in some areas.

Used to make furniture, cabinets, gunstocks and other items.

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