Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


771

Tree
Perennial
Monoecious

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon

Look for it in moist, nutrient-rich forests, per Weakley's Flora

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...Moist

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Pinnately compound: 11-17 leaflets
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring
Unisexual
Staminate calyx 3-6 lobed, pistillate calyx 4-parted
Inferior ovary
Staminate flowers in elongate pendulous catkins

FRUIT:
Fall
Drupaceous nut

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Fagales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Juglans cinerea   FAMILY Juglandaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Juglans cinerea   FAMILY Juglandaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 053-01-002:
Juglans cinerea   FAMILY Juglandaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Butternut, White Walnut