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Monday, May 16, 2011
Butternut in Ann Arbor
Butternut (also known as white walnut) is native to southern Michigan but has been decimated by a canker disease that girdles mature trees. I have no knowledge as to whether it was ever very abundant around here. But I know from experience that it is quite common in parts of northern Ontario.