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Pecan Tree (Carya illinoinensis)

Our pecan actually springs from a naturally seeded contribution from our neighbor’s pecan. When nuts appear, the squirrels have endless fun.
Pecan Tree

common name Pecan Tree
domain Eukaryota
kingdom Plantae; subkingdom Tracheobionta
phylum Spermatophyta; subphylum Magnoliaphyta
class Magnoliopsida
order Fagales
family Juglandaceae
genus Carya
species illinoinensis
location Central Texas
IUCN status Not evaluated
Extremely local species are itemized species seen at our homes: on the actual property, or in the air above it. (Across the street doesn’t count!) I began by itemizing species seen at our house in Copperas Cove, Texas, and later expanded the project to include our home in Renton, Washington.

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