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Castanea ×neglecta

Castanea ×neglecta Dode (pro sp.)

Chestnut, Neglected Chestnut

Fagaceae (Beech family)


USDA Symbol: CANE7

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

Natural hybrid of Castanea dentata and C. pumila.


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Fruit Type: Nut
Size Notes: Up to about 50 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Green , Brown
Bloom Time: May , Jun


USA: AL , AR , DC , GA , LA , MD , NC , NJ , PA , TN , VA
Native Habitat: Mixed forests and open woods.

Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Castanea Śneglecta in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Castanea Śneglecta in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Castanea Śneglecta


Record Modified: 2020-11-02
Research By: CBR

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