New York Metropolitan Flora

Castanea crenata (Marsh.) Borkh. - Japanese Chestnut

Non-native , Rare

By Steven D. Glenn

Not peer reviewed

Last Modified 01/13/2012

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Castanea crenata
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

Japanese Chestnut

General Discussion

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.