Castanea dentata

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Related to Castanea dentata: Castanea mollissima, chestnut tree
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Synonyms for Castanea dentata

large tree found from Maine to Alabama

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The pathogen spread quickly, causing widespread damage throughout the native range of American chestnut, Castanea dentata.
Freinkel is optimistic about the restoration of Castanea dentata but points out the difficulty of returning it to the forests which have since been taken-over and modified by Carya (hickory) and Quercus (oak) species in the intervening years.
Castanea dentata (American chestnut) was exposed to water deficits by allowing the substrate to dry via evapotranspiration.
A well-known example in northeastern North America is chestnut blight--infected Castanea dentata, which has been producing new sprouts from old collars for up to 90 years.
Ecology of Castanea dentata on the Cumberland Plateau of Kentucky and Tennessee.
chestnut is the name used most often for the species Castanea dentata of the family Fagaceae.