Juglans nigra  (Black Walnut) 

Description: 70-90 ft. Tall, bottomlands and slopes in well-drained soil

Leaves: 12-24 in. long, leaves compound with 15-23 lance-shaped leaflets, terminal (tip of leaf) leaflet absent or small 

Buds/Flower/Fruit: Fruit fleshy, yellow-green with hard black nut inside 

Bark: twigs with heart-shaped leaf scars 


Description: one compound leaf 

USDA, NRCS. 2015. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 15 July 2015). National Plant Data Team, Greensboro, NC 27401-4901 USA. 

Photos: Herman, D. E. 1996. North Dakota tree handbook. USDA NRCS ND State Soil Conservation Committee; NDSU Extension and Western Area Power Administration. Bismark, ND Uniterd States.