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Juglans nigraJuglans nigra

black walnut, American walnut, eastern black walnut

Photograph(s) by*: PLANTS DEH

Characteristics

Height: 70-90'
Spread: 75-100'
Flowers: May-Jun.; yellow-green
Fruit: Aug.-Sept.; yellow-green; nut/nut-like
Fall color: yellow

Conditions *

Light: Full sun
Moisture: Moist
Soil pH: 5.5-8
Soil type: Loamy

Habitat

mesic woods, slopes, and along streams

Native to

Region: Coastal Piedmont Mountain *
States: MD DE PA NY WV VA

Wildlife

Songbird Small mammal *

Notes

may stunt growth of nearby planst



 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/plant/1207.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004