Black Walnut - Juglans nigra

    Description

    Similar to the Common Walnut but the leaflets are finer and toothed and the drupe containing the ‘walnut’ is spherical.

    Identification difficulty
    Habitat

    Usually found as a planted tree in parks etc.

    When to see it

    Flowers April to May.

    Life History

    Deciduous

    UK Status

    Little recorded in Britain with most records coming from southern England.

    VC55 Status

    Rare or under recorded in Leicestershire and Rutland. It was not recorded in the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map