Juglans

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Juglans
Juglans major
Morton Arboretum acc. 614-47*1
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Fagales
Family: Juglandaceae
Genus: Juglans
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Juglans are plants that occur mostly in the northern hemisphere. They grow as trees, which can reach ten to forty metres in height. Juglans are important, they are grown for timber. In addition, the actual fruit is used to make oil, but it can also be eaten. The seed of the Juglans are called walnuts.