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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Fagales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Castanea crenata   FAMILY Fagaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Castanea crenata   FAMILY Fagaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Castanea crenata

 

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.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Castanea crenata   FAMILY Fagaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Castanea crenata   FAMILY Fagaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Castanea crenata

 

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2015

Tree
Perennial
Monoecious

Non-native: Japan & Korea

Habitat: Cultivated, and persisting, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate

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

Flowers in catkins

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Brown
Nut

 

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