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Butternut (Juglans cinerea)

Also known as white walnut.

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Summary

A tree native to eastern North America, whose range has died back due to a canker disease.

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This tentative map is based on the FHWA's ERA. This data lacks information on Canada, but also overestimates native ranges, especially around the edges, as this post explains. We have not yet reviewed or fixed this map.

USDA Plants Profile for Juglans cinerea

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Eastern Black Walnut (Juglans nigra)
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Several Juglans species are found throughout North America; of these, only the black walnut, J. nigra is common and widespread. Where the ranges overlap, the black walnut is usually much more common.

There are a few locations where the Japanese walnut (J. ailantifolia) or English walnut (J. regia) have become established in the wild.

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