Native to the Mississippi river basin, which is the only major tree nut growing naturally in North America?

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Correct answer: a) Pecan tree is the only major nut tree that grows naturally in North America. According to archeological findings near Del Rio, Texas, pecans have a history dating back 5,000 years, long before the arrival of European to the New World.

Coming from the same botanical family as walnuts is which fruit?

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Correct answer: b) The pecan tree (Carya illinoinensis) is a large (45-55 meters) deciduous tree of temperate to sub-tropical regions that belongs to the family Juglandaceae, which also includes the walnut trees.

Which famous US president used to carry pecans in his pockets?

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Correct answer: c) George Washington frequently carried pecans in his pockets.

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