Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2016

Tree
Perennial
Monoecious

Non-native
Documented growing wild in - - -

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Castanea sativa   FAMILY Fagaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Castanea sativa   FAMILY Fagaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Spanish Chestnut, European Chestnut