Location: 1251 Peralta Blvd.
Park: Shinn Historical Park
Native to: N. America
Tree type: flowering
Leaf retention: deciduous
Comments: Deciduous broadleaf native to the Mississippi Valley and surrounding areas. Leaves are pinnately compound with 5 or more alternate rows of serrated leaflets terminating with a large apex leaflet. Fruit is an elongated nut encased in a green husk. Mature trees to 100' or more with a broad crown. A double row of pecans line the drive to the Shinn house.
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To prevent the transfer of disease and other considerations, do not touch or take samples from the specimen tree or any other plants on the property.
Illustration by Hugh Danaher