American Chestnut (Castanea dentata)
American Chestnut Species Description
This species is native to North America north of Mexico.
Allergenicity: American Chestnut (Castanea dentata) is a mild allergen.
Pollination: Occurs in following seasons depending on latitude and elevation: Spring to Summer.
Angiosperm - Flowering Dicot: Plants in this group have two embryonic leaves (dicotyledons). Examples of dicotyledons are beans, buttercups, oaks, sunflowers, etc.
Tree: A large plant, not exactly defined, but typically over four meters in height, a single trunk which grows in girth with age and branches (which also grow in circumference with age).
Perennial: Living for many years.
Woody Stem: Non-herbaceous. Lignified.
American Chestnut Species Usage
Pharmacological: Used in medicine or pharmacological research.
Honey/Bee Pollen: A plant used as a source of food for Honey Bees, and may be a flavor of honey such as clover or alfalfa.
More American Chestnut (Castanea dentata) imagesby Jessie M. Harris from BONAP