couple ID's needed

miketropicJune 22, 2014

this one is in my back yard..I assume its a walnut ( don't know which) and will make the soil under it not so great to grow anything else..correct?

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miketropic

took this pic at the zoo, just curious what it is since it was not labeled..

    Bookmark   June 22, 2014 at 11:41PM
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georgeinbandonoregon(z9 OR)

IMHO, first picture kind of looks like a butternut (juglans cinerea) which is a close relative of black walnut (j. nigra).

    Bookmark   June 23, 2014 at 12:48AM
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esh_ga

Second one looks like it could be a goldenrain tree (Koelreuteria paniculata), which is not native.

    Bookmark   June 23, 2014 at 9:13AM
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lucky_p

First one is most likely eastern black walnut, J.nigra.
Butternut is not at all common ANYWHERE in KY.
I have some - and some hybrids - growing here, but most folks - including a friend who is a consulting forester, have never seen a butternut 'in the wild'.

    Bookmark   June 23, 2014 at 4:59PM
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