Rick Mc Callister rmccalli at sunmuw1.MUW.Edu
Fri Apr 13 07:59:54 UTC 2001

To get this back on topic.

	It's pacana in Spanish and (I think) pacane in Cajun French
What Native American language is the source?

They're very common where I live, about 200 miles east of the MS river but
they may a relic of commercial planting. We gather about 50 pounds of them
every fall from maybe a half dozen varieties.

>> Pecans are characteristic of certain watercourses in Texas.

>        This is getting rather off topic, but what the hell, until the
>moderator calls a halt ...

Rick Mc Callister
Mississippi University for Women
Columbus MS 39701

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