Name: Ted A.
I am a Health Educator, and am enquiring as to what
butternuts actually are.
Are they a true nut or a sort of date - we have a difference of opinion
in our office.
I do not think we have them here down under in Sydney Australia.
Any chance of sending over an attachment with diagrams or pictures of
trees and fruit itself?
Here in the US, the common name "butternut" refers to Juglans cinerea L.
Anthony R. Brach, Ph.D.
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