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A Butternut Tree

The butternut is an indigenous tree, closely related to the black walnut. As a timber tree, it is inferior to the walnut, but it bears a nut of very exceptional quality. It is to be hoped that someone will make the experiment of hybridizing the butternut and the walnut.

A Butternut Tree

This image is from: Luther Burbank: his methods and discoveries and their practical application. Volume 11 Chapter 5