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Northwest Missouri State University


Black Walnut

Juglans nigra

Leaves are alternate, pinnately compound with 15 to 23 leaflets. Height 50 to 75 feet but can reach 150 feet. Open branching. This tree prefers rich, moist soil for good growth. Wood is used for furniture and gunstocks. Nut meats and shells are used commercially.

GIS coordinate: N40 21.093 W94 53.269

Trail Number: C23

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Leaf - Black Walnut

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Summer '08 Fruit - Black Walnut

Summer '08 Leaf - Black Walnut