New York Metropolitan Flora

Castanea mollissima Blume - Chinese Chestnut

Non-native , Rare

By Steven D. Glenn

Not peer reviewed

Last Modified 01/13/2012

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Castanea mollissima
The few occurrences of this species in the NY metropolitan area may be attributed to persistence from cultivation or perhaps, rarely, escapes from cultivated specimens.

Common Names

Chinese Chestnut