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Castanea pumila var. ozarkensis

Castanea pumila (L.) Mill. var. ozarkensis (Ashe) Tucker

Ozark Chinquapin

Fagaceae (Beech family)

Synonym(s): Castanea alabamensis, Castanea ozarkensis, Castanea ozarkensis var. arkansana


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub , Tree
Fruit Type: Nut
Size Notes: Old growth up to about 60 feet tall rarely found. More commonly up to about 30 feet tall, resprouting following blight.

Bloom Information

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


USA: AL , AR , LA , MO , MS , OK
Native Habitat: Deciduous forests.

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 pumila var. ozarkensis in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Castanea pumila var. ozarkensis in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Castanea pumila var. ozarkensis


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

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