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Juglans cinerea

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Butternut 

FAMILY: JUGLANDACEAE

Juglans cinerea - Butternut

About Butternut at OSU's Landscape Plants site

  • Native to eastern North America.

  • Can exceed 100’.

  • Leaves are compound with 11-17 leaflets; bright olive green and slightly fuzzy and sticky.

  • Nuts have sweet flavor and are somewhat easy to crack.

  • Tree trunk is usually short with gray bark.

  • Fall color is often golden yellow.

  • Very rare in Portland.

Tree #LocationDimensionsPhoto and Notes
115

1584 SE Lexington St

Right of Way

35' Height

50' Spread

11.6' Circ.

This the northernmost tree in a pair of Heritage Butternuts along 16th Ave.

Juglans cinerea - Butternut
116

1584 SE Lexington St

Right of Way

35' Height

50' Spread

12.5' Circ.

This the southernmost tree in a pair of Heritage Butternuts along 16th Ave.

Juglans cinerea - Butternut
235

9009 N Foss Ave

Portland Parks & Recreation

54' Height

65' Spread

11.2' Circ.

This tree is against the main building, next to the parking lot at the Charles Jordan Community Center.

Juglans cinerea - Butternut