- Plant IDs
- ID By Type
- Deciduous Trees
- Castanea dentata
Common name: American chestnut
Castanea dentata is a deciduous hardwood tree native to North America. It is now on the endangered list due to a blight - see Garden Story. Scientists may be able to genetically engineer a blightless tree.
Tree photo taken in Garden mid-June.
Leaf and nuts photo by Peatcher at German Wikipedia