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American Journal of Botany

Pecan (Carya illinoinensis)

Caption: Pecan (Carya illinoinensis) growing in the Missouri River floodplains near Hermann, Missouri. Pecan is one of the few native North American species which has entered the domestication process.

Credit: Image courtesy of Allison Miller, Saint Louis University.

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