Outdoor Daily

This morning, I noticed the extravagance of the black walnut tree flowers in the early morning light.

The Woodland Trust website informs me that the male (drooping) and female (red clusters) flowers appear in May-June in the UK. Interestingly, the husks of the fruit contain juglone, a chemical associated with anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties yet to be fully explored for medical purposes.

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