Is a Pine Nut a Nut?

Botanists classify pine nuts as seeds, not nuts. However, those with nut allergies may have allergies to pine nuts as well.

Keywords: pine nut, allergies to pine nuts, pine nut seeds

About this Author

T.M. Samuels has been a freelance writer since 1993. She has published works in "Arthritis Today," "Alabama Living" and "Mature Years," and is the author of a gardening book. Samuels studied pre-medicine at Berry College.