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|Family: Juglandaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Stem: bark smooth to furrowed in age, gray to gray-brown; twig centers chambered; buds scaly. Pistillate Inflorescence: flowers 1--few; in fruit erect. Pistillate Flower: styles elongate. Fruit: 1--3 unwinged nuts per inflorescence; leathery husk enclosing, not separating from each nut, not splitting.
Species In Genus: 21 species: North America, temperate Asia, South America. Etymology: (Latin: Jove's nut) Note: Wood used for interior finishing, furniture; source of nuts, dye. Juglans nigra L., occasionally planted, resembles Juglans hindsii but has leaflets uniformly pubescent abaxially, nuts deeply grooved, coarsely warty.
eFlora Treatment Author: Alan T. Whittemore
Jepson Online Interchange
Key to JuglansPrevious taxon: Carya illinoinensis
Next taxon: Juglans californica
Citation for this treatment: Alan T. Whittemore 2016. Juglans, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=9146, accessed on December 10, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on December 10, 2016.