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Shrub, tree; monoecious.
Leaf: odd-(even-)1- pinnate, alternate, deciduous; stipules 0.
Inflorescence: catkin, generally appearing before leaves, 1 or clustered; flowers generally 1 in bract axils.
Staminate inflorescence: pendent, elongate, many-flowered, on last yr's twigs.
Pistillate inflorescence: erect; flowers 1–many, at tip of new twigs.
Staminate flower: calyx [0 or] lobes generally 4 [2, 6]; petals 0; stamens 3–40; pistil 0 or vestigial.
Pistillate flower: calyx  or lobes 4; petals 0; stamens 0; ovary 1, inferior, chamber 1 above, generally 2 below, styles 2, plumose.
Fruit: nut enclosed in husk or winged nutlets.
9 genera, > 60 species: n temperate, subtropical mountains; some ornamental, cultivated for wood, nuts (Carya hickory, pecan; Juglans walnut). [Stone 1997 FNANM 3:416–428] In Carya, Juglans, husk included in fruit diam, even though derived from involucre, calyx, and therefore not technically part of fruit. —Scientific Editor: Thomas J. Rosatti.
Unabridged references: [Elias 1972 J Arnold Arbor 53: 26–51]
Key to Juglandaceae
Stem: Bark furrowed in age, gray; twig centers not chambered; buds scaly.
Pistillate inflorescence: flowers 1–few; in fruit erect.
Pistillate flower: styles short.
Fruit: husk enclosing 1–3 unwinged nuts, splitting longitudinally, separating from fruit.
± 17 species: eastern North America, eastern Mex, eastern Asia. (Greek: nut)
Previous taxon: Juglandaceae
Next taxon: Carya illinoinensis
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) [year] Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html [accessed on month, day, year]
Citation for an individual treatment: [Author of taxon treatment] [year]. [Taxon name] in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, [URL for treatment]. Accessed on [month, day, year].
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