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Black Walnut Bark

Black walnut bark is rough, and when the surface is lightly scraped shows a chocolate brown color.

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Black Walnut Catkins

Male flowers appear in drooping catkins when leaves emerge in spring.

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Black Walnut Tree

Black walnut trees grow up to 90 feet tall with a rounded, open crown.

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Black Walnut Twig Cross Section

Twigs thick, light brown, with fuzzy buds and tan, chambered pith at the core of the twig.

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Illustration of black willow leaves and catkins.

Black Willow

Black willow, Salix nigra.

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Photo of black-eyed Susan flowerhead.

Black-Eyed Susan

Black-eyed Susan is popular as a native garden ornamental and is often sold as a cut flower. Historically, Native Americans used this and other Rudbeckia species medicinally.

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Photo of black-eyed Susan flowerheads.

Black-Eyed Susan

Black-eyed Susan is a tremendously popular native wildflower for gardening. It’s also commonly planted along roadways, so when it’s blooming, May through October, you’re sure to see it somewhere.

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