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Caucasian Wing Nut at Brooklyn Botanic Garden

The Caucasian wing nut was first received from Rome in 1922. Native from the Caucasus to Iran, this specimen is known for its large low limbs and for the dense mass of exposed roots growing outwards in vivid patterns from the central trunk.

Tree Details

Species Caucasian Wing Nut (Pterocarya fraxinola)
Height: 45.1 Feet
Trunk Diameter 120 Inches
Average Canopy Spread 61.5 Feet

Location

On the Flatbush Avenue side of the Brooklyn Botanic Garden just north of the Rock Garden

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