Towpath between brugger's and smith road.
This Black walnut tree is approximately 15 years old, 25 feet tall,a prolific nut-bearer, growing in fertile soil, with no competition for sunlight.
Juglans nigra, the eastern black walnut, a species of flowering tree in the walnut family, Juglandaceae, is native to eastern North America. It grows mostly in riparian zones, from southern Ontario, west to southeast South Dakota, south to Georgia, northern Florida and southwest to central Texas. Isolated wild trees in the upper Ottawa Valley may be an isolated native population or may have derived from planted trees.