Arizona Walnut is a member of the Walnut
grow to 50 feet
height and 3 feet in diameter. It has grayish brown bark that becomes
deeply furrowed as the tree ages. Leaves are green and composed of 9-13
lance-shaped leaflets each of which grows to
4 inches in length (the entire leaf grows to 14 inches in length). The
tree grows along streams and in canyons in upper desert, grasslands
and oak woodlands at elevations between
Arizona Walnut is also known as
black walnut. Seeds are a favorite of squirrels.
Arizona Walnut blooms before or during leaf
development and produces greenish, petal-less flowers. Female flowers
are followed by a circular, green fruit to 1.5 inches in diameter
which contains the walnut seed.