New York Metropolitan Flora

Castanea dentata (Marsh.) Borkh. - Chestnut, American Chestnut

Castanea dentata
Castanea dentata (Marsh.) Borkh.

Native , Frequent

By Steven D. Glenn

Not peer reviewed

Last Modified 02/01/2013

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Castanea dentata
The vast majority (>99%) of these plants are stump sprouts; large, fruit-producing specimens are rare in our area.

Common Names

Chestnut, American Chestnut