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Juglandaceae - Walnut Family

Black WalnutThere are about 60 species in this family. The male  flowers, or staminate, are in catkins. The female flowers, or pistillates, are usually single flowers. This family of plants is pollinated by the wind. The fruit is a nut. Most of the species are found in temperate zones of the Northern Hemisphere. Plants include black walnut, butternut, pecan, and hickory trees.   
ButtternutPlants in the Juglandaceae family found in the wild in New Hampshire include: black walnut, butternut, hickory, red hickory, bitternut hickory, and walnut.