mimosa look alike with fruit/nut - Knowledgebase Question

stratford, ct
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Question by lilacqueen52
July 20, 2005
my mom has a tree growing on her property, with mimosa-like leaves, but no flowers.just baseball-sized green fruit/nuts with a strong, somewhat citrusy smell. my mom lives in zone 6, near the atlantic ocean.

Answer from NGA
July 20, 2005
It might be a black walnut tree, Juglans nigra. (The hard nuts are inside the green fruit.) Here is a photo and some information about it. You may need to cut and paste the complete url into your browser to make it work correctly.


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