Scientific name: Carya illinoinensis
How: raw, cooked
Where: pecan trees
Nutritional Value: carbohydrates and protein
Ripe pecan nuts on tree.
Almost-ripe pecans (picture taken early August in East Texas).
Texas distribution, attributed to U. S. Department of Agriculture. The marked counties are guidelines only. Plants may appear in other counties, especially if used in landscaping.
North American distribution, attributed to U. S. Department of Agriculture.
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