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American chestnut

Castanae dentata

Description:

Long leaf with sharply serrated edges. Nut covered in fur-like spikes.

Habitat:

University of Wisconsin Arboretum


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1 Comment

Liam
Liam 8 years ago

Nice find. I heard these are very rare. Populations are being replaced by the Asian species.

pesayo
Spotted by
pesayo

Madison, Wisconsin, USA

Lat: 43.04, Long: -89.43

Spotted on Aug 21, 2011
Submitted on Aug 28, 2011

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