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Castanea pumila

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Plant types and subtypes: Trees, Deciduous

Hardiness Zone: 6, 7, 8

Castanea pumila (chinkapin)
  • Castanea pumila (chinkapin)
  • Leaves of Castanea pumila (chinkapin)
  • Castanea pumila (chinkapin)
  • Castanea pumila (chinkapin)

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Description

Castanea pumila

Also known as:

chinkapin

,

Allegheny chinkapin

,

chinquapin

Scientific Synonyms:

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

Native Range:
AL, AR, DC, DE, FL, GA, IN, KY, LA, MA, MD, MO, MS, NC, NJ, NY, OH, OK, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, WV

USDA Endangered Status:

  • Endangered: NJ
  • Threatened: KY

Classification

Kingdom Plantae Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida Dicotyledons
Subclass Hamamelididae
Order Fagales
Family Fagaceae Beech family
Genus Castanea chestnut
Species Castanea pumila chinkapin