A Fall Field Guide: Foraging for Nuts

A handbook to use when foraging for nuts. The article includes nut and tree identification information for acorns, beechnuts, chestnuts and chinquapins, black walnuts, butternuts, hickory nuts, pecans and pine nuts.



Squirrel foraging for nuts
Nutting, (foraging for nuts), on the other hand, puts you inside the fall forest kaleidoscope, every step acrunch in leaves, the air crisp and laden with the musky scent of autumn.
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Beachnut - beachnuts
Diagram: Beachnut - beachnuts.
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Allegheny chinkapin - chinkapins
Diagram: Allegheny chinkapin - chinkapins.
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Gambel oak - acorns
Diagram: Gambel oak - acorns.
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White oak - acorns
Diagram: White oak - acorns.
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Black walnut - black walnuts
Diagram: Black walnut - black walnuts
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Bitternut hickory - hickory nuts
Diagram: Bitternut hickory - hickory nuts.
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Pecan - pecan nuts
Diagram: Pecan - pecan nuts.
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Shagbark hickory - hickory nuts
Diagram: Shagbark hickory - hickory nuts.
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Butternut nuts - butternut nuts
Diagram: Butternut - butternuts.
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Pinion pine - pinenuts
Diagram: Pinion pine - pinenuts.
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