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

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

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

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)
  Juglans hosts caterpillars of 130 species
of butterflies and moths, in some areas.

Its wood is used to make furniture, cabinets, gunstocks and other items.

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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