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American Walnut

Botanical Name:

Juglans nigra


North America. Native to the eastern United States, from southern Minnesota east to Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York, and south to the Carolinas, Georgia, Florida, and Alabama.

Also known as: 

Black Walnut, Burbank Walnut, Eastern Black Walnut, and Virginia Walnut.   

American Walnut is a highly sought-after wood, which ranges in color from a deep, rich dark, almost chocolate brown to a purplish black. The wood often has a purplish cast with dark and lighter streaks. There is a wide variation of color, figure, and grade in Walnut. The grain of Walnut is mostly straight and open, though some boards may have a grain pattern that is burled or curly.

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