Juglans Cinerea (Butternut)

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Whte,Juglans Cinerea (Walnut)This indigenous tree attains a height of from thirty to fifty feet, with a trunk about four feet in diameter; the branches are wide-spreading, and covered with a smooth gray bark.  The leaves are alternate, twelve to twenty inches long, and consist of seven or eight pairs of leaflets, which are oblong-lanceolate, and finely serrate.  Male and female flowers distinct upon the same tree.  Fruit a dark-colored hard nut, kernel oily, pleasant-flavored, and edible.

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