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Things to Know and Do 293 worit, and heavy, A cubic foot weighs 38 lbs. Leaflets 13 to 23 ; and 3 to 5 inches long. Fruit nearly round, i^ to 3 inches in (Uameter. Massachusetts to Minnesota and south to Miss- issippi White Walnut, Oil Jfut, or Butternut {Juglans cinerea) Mudi smaller than the last, rarely 100 feet high; with much smoother bark and larger, coarser, compound leaves, of fewer l^ets but the petioles or leaflet stalks, and the new twigs, are covered with sticky down. The wood is Ught brown, soft, coarse, not strong but very enduring in weather and ground work; light; leaves 15 to 30 inches long; leaflets ri to 19 in number and 3 to 5 inches long; fruit oMong, 3 to 3 inches long. Nova Scotia to Minnesota and south to Mississippi. Pecan {Hicoria Pecan) A tali slender forest tree in low moist soil along streams, up to 170 feet in height: famous for its delicious nuts, they are smooth and thin shelled; fruit, oblong, cylindrical, ij to 2J inches long. Its leaves are smooth when mature; leaflets 11 to 15, and 4 to 7 inches long; wood hard and brittle, a cubic foot w^ghs 45 lbs. Central Mississippi Valley.