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PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Castanea crenata   FAMILY Fagaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Japanese Chestnut


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image of Castanea crenata, Japanese Chestnut

JK Marlow    s071016_b

October    Oconee County    SC

Finely serrate, veins ending on teeth, often reduced to bristlelike points, per Flora of China.

 


PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Castanea crenata   FAMILY Fagaceae

 

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2015

Tree
Perennial
Monoecious

Non-native

map
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LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer
Creamy-white
Unisexual
4-6 sepals
Petals absent
12(-18) stamens in staminate flowers

Flowers in catkins

FRUIT:
Fall
Brown
Nut

 

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