Where would I find black walnut trees in Philadephia? - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by Sean8504
January 10, 1999
Where would I find black walnut tree leaves in Philadephia? And what would they look like?


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Answer from NGA
January 10, 1999
Black walnut (Juglans nigra) trees are deciduous, so they have no leaves in winter but you might contact the Morris Arboretum in Chestnut Hill (http://www.upenn.edu/morris/) for assistance in locating a black walnut tree so you can see some first hand in a few months. They might also have a (dried) specimen in their library. The telephone number is 215-247-5777. Here is a photograph of the foliage http://bluehen.ags.udel.edu/ud... and a photograph of a mature tree to look at in the meantime.

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