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Northwest Missouri State University


Pecan

Carya illinoensis

Native. Leaves alternate, pinnately compound, 12-20 inches long with 9-17 leaflets. Bark light brown and broken into vertical scaly ridges. Tree grows to 100 feet and is grown commercially for wood and nuts. The nuts grow in clusters of 3-10 and each is in a dark brown husk.

GIS coordinate: N40 20.970 W94 52.928

Trail Number: G13

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Summer '08 - Pecan