Make a Donation to support this site.
Plant Search > Black Walnut

Black Walnut (Juglans nigra)

Plant Names (Nomenclature)

Common Plant Name Black Walnut
Scientific Plant Name Juglans nigra
Other Common Names
Other Scientific Names
Common Family Name Walnut
Scientific Family Name Juglandaceae


Native Status Kansas Native
Native Definition Native Species: Native to Kansas and the United States

Growth Characteristics

Growth Habit/Form Tree woody with usually a single trunk, tall
Life Span Woody woody; stems that grow more than a year
Maximum Height 90.0 feet height in feet
Maximum Spread 23.0 feet width in feet
Flower Color Green, colors of the flowers
Flowering Season April - May typical months to expect blooms
Reproduction Seed Only methods of reproduction

Growth Requirements

Sun Exposure Shade
Soil Moisture Drained to Dry


My goal is to include images of the plants' flowers, fruits, seeds, leaves, and stems. All of which are useful in identifying plants.

Black Walnut (Juglans nigra)Black Walnut (Juglans nigra)Black Walnut (Juglans nigra)Black Walnut (Juglans nigra)Black Walnut (Juglans nigra)Black Walnut (Juglans nigra)