Black Walnut

Black Walnut (Juglans nigra)

 

Common Name: Black Walnut

 

Distribution: Eastern United States

 

Color/Appearance: Heartwood can range from a lighter pale brown to a dark chocolate brown with darker brown streaks. Color can sometimes have a grey, purple or reddish cast. Sapwood is pale yellow/gray to nearly white.

 

Janka Hardness: 1,010 lbf

 

Density: 3.2 lb/b.f.

 

Allergies/Toxicity: Common reactions simply include eye and skin irritation.

 

Controlled species: CITES: no, IUCN: no

 

Common Uses: Furniture, cabinetry, gunstocks, interior paneling, veneer, turned items and other small wooden objects and novelties.

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