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Species Information

Family: Fagaceae
Guild: persistent, large seeded, advance growth dependent
Functional Lifeform: formerly a medium to large sized tree

Life History and Disturbance Response
External Species Links

Silvics Manual: Click here for American chestnut

Plant Photos: Photos of the tree in USDA Plants Database

Google Earth: View current and modelled American chestnut

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