Castanea mollissima

ClassificationDicots
FamilyFagaceae
Family (Traditional)Fagaceae
GenusCastanea
SpeciesCastanea mollissima Blume
Common NameChinese chestnut
Growth Habittree
Plant NotesHabit: tree; Woody/Herbaceous: woody; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0; Leaf Type: Broadleaf;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Flower Color2: Yellow; Fruit Color: Brown ;
*Average C-Value: 0.0
C value N/A
StatusNot Native; TN[SNA] KY[SNA] (State Rank); GNR (Global Rank)
Specimen(s) View and Download Specimen Details »

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

No synonyms exist for this species.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Bell (KY), Breathitt (KY), Campbell (KY), Estill (KY), Jefferson (KY), Laurel (KY), Letcher (KY), Madison (KY), Magoffin (KY), Nicholas (KY), Oldham (KY), Russell (KY), Todd (KY), Trigg (KY), Warren (KY), Wolfe (KY), Anderson (TN), Blount (TN), Cannon (TN), Carter (TN), Claiborne (TN), Davidson (TN), Franklin (TN), Giles (TN), Henry (TN), Knox (TN), Lewis (TN), Madison (TN), Marion (TN), Maury (TN), Meigs (TN), Montgomery (TN), Morgan (TN), Overton (TN), Polk (TN), Rutherford (TN), Sequatchie (TN), Shelby (TN), Van Buren (TN), Williamson (TN), Wilson (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, BEREA, EKY, ETSU, HTTU, KNK, MTSU, SWMT, TENN, UCHT, UOS, VDB

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1975 - 2012

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100447554 Nicholas Kentucky 14 Jul 1999 Ross. C. Clark, Ryan Bauer
25184
EKY
Castanea mollissima
31234100447539 Magoffin Kentucky 18 Jun 1995 A. D. Wireman
95-31
EKY
Castanea mollissima
N/A Nicholas Kentucky 07 Jul 1999 Ross C. Clark
25184
EKY
Castanea mollissima
31234100447505 Estill Kentucky 28 Jun 1979 Joe Evans
EKY
Castanea mollissima
31234100447547 Letcher Kentucky 15 Jun 1978 Jeffrey D. Sole
186
EKY
Castanea mollissima
BEREA014581 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Castanea mollissima
BEREA014583 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Castanea mollissima
BEREA014580 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Castanea mollissima
BEREA014584 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Castanea mollissima
31973000013346 Breathitt Kentucky
KNK
Castanea mollissima
31973000013343 Campbell Kentucky
KNK
Castanea mollissima
31973000013342 Nicholas Kentucky
KNK
Castanea mollissima
TENN-V-0036333 Davidson Tennessee
TENN
Castanea mollissima
TENN-V-0036342 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Castanea mollissima
31234100447521 Madison Kentucky 12 Jun 1993 Susan Wind
86
EKY
Castanea mollissima
BEREA014582 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Castanea mollissima
ETSU007336 Carter Tennessee 28 Sep 2012 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Castanea mollissima
31973000013345 Campbell Kentucky
KNK
Castanea mollissima
31973000022364 Campbell Kentucky 21 Sep 1982 Stieby, Edward
8
KNK
Castanea mollissima
31973000013344 Campbell Kentucky
KNK
Castanea mollissima
TENN-V-0036341 Overton Tennessee
TENN
Castanea mollissima
TENN-V-0036346 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Castanea mollissima
TENN-V-0036336 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Castanea mollissima
TENN-V-0036332 Claiborne Tennessee
TENN
Castanea mollissima
TENN-V-0036338 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Castanea mollissima
TENN-V-0036344 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Castanea mollissima
TENN-V-0036331 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Castanea mollissima
TENN-V-0036330 Anderson Tennessee
TENN
Castanea mollissima
UCHT009525 Lewis Tennessee
UCHT
Castanea mollissima
TENN-V-0036340 Maury Tennessee
TENN
Castanea mollissima
TENN-V-0036335 Henry Tennessee
TENN
Castanea mollissima
TENN-V-0036347 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Castanea mollissima
TENN-V-0036337 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Castanea mollissima
TENN-V-0036339 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Castanea mollissima
TENN-V-0036498 Bell Kentucky
TENN
Castanea mollissima
TENN-V-0036343 Sequatchie Tennessee
TENN
Castanea mollissima
TENN-V-0036334 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Castanea mollissima
TENN-V-0036345 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Castanea mollissima
UCHT009524 Lewis Tennessee
UCHT
Castanea mollissima
APSC0083777 Laurel Kentucky
APSC
Castanea mollissima
APSC0013898 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Castanea mollissima
APSC0091741 Madison Tennessee
APSC
Castanea mollissima
APSC0119910 Bell Kentucky
APSC
Castanea mollissima
APSC0013896 Maury Tennessee 01 Jun 2004 Dwayne Estes
APSC
Castanea mollissima
APSC0119917 Warren Kentucky
APSC
Castanea mollissima
APSC0013895 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Castanea mollissima
APSC0013916 Davidson Tennessee
APSC
Castanea mollissima
APSC0013894 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Castanea mollissima
APSC0118629 Wolfe Kentucky
APSC
Castanea mollissima
APSC0013897 Cannon Tennessee
APSC
Castanea mollissima
APSC0069131 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Castanea mollissima
APSC0118613 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Castanea mollissima
HTTU012568 Tennessee
HTTU
Castanea mollissima
HTTU012567 Tennessee
HTTU
Castanea mollissima
MTSU009456 Davidson Tennessee 07 Oct 1988 Guy Murphree
MTSU
Castanea mollissima
MTSU009449 Rutherford Tennessee 16 Oct 1979 Valerie Schulz
28
MTSU
Castanea mollissima
MTSU009412 Rutherford Tennessee 16 Oct 1979 Jamie Jones
88
MTSU
Castanea mollissima
MTSU009450 Rutherford Tennessee 06 Oct 2005 April V. Welch
MTSU
Castanea mollissima
MTSU009448 Rutherford Tennessee 23 Oct 1979 James Michael Ary
14
MTSU
Castanea mollissima
APSC0013899 Todd Kentucky 07 May 1977
APSC
Castanea mollissima
APSC0119909 Russell Kentucky
APSC
Castanea mollissima
APSC0119920 Warren Kentucky
APSC
Castanea mollissima
APSC0118628 Oldham Kentucky
APSC
Castanea mollissima
MTSU009413 Rutherford Tennessee 14 Sep 1987 Linda Thorburn
MTSU
Castanea mollissima
MTSU009455 Rutherford Tennessee 26 Sep 1979 WM Ponath
21
MTSU
Castanea mollissima
MTSU009407 Williamson Tennessee 18 Oct 1995 Jennifer Hutcherson
MTSU
Castanea mollissima
MTSU009406 Rutherford Tennessee 25 Oct 2001 Sara Redmon
MTSU
Castanea mollissima
MTSU009403 Williamson Tennessee 28 Apr 1987 Fred Funte
MTSU
Castanea mollissima
MTSU009402 Maury Tennessee 26 Oct 2000 Janet Kilpatrick
MTSU
Castanea mollissima
MTSU009421 Rutherford Tennessee 01 Oct 1983 Beth Talley
10
MTSU
Castanea mollissima
MTSU009396 Davidson Tennessee 01 Oct 1983 Beth Talley
9
MTSU
Castanea mollissima
MTSU009401 Rutherford Tennessee 14 Sep 2004 Lindsey Jett
MTSU
Castanea mollissima
MTSU009404 Wilson Tennessee Gerald Andrews
MTSU
Castanea mollissima
MTSU009425 Rutherford Tennessee 20 Oct 1986 Richard Johnson
MTSU
Castanea mollissima
MTSU009400 Rutherford Tennessee 24 Sep 1990 Greg Anderson
MTSU
Castanea mollissima
MTSU009417 Rutherford Tennessee Oct. 16 Vickie Hillis
32
MTSU
Castanea mollissima
MTSU009447 Williamson Tennessee 10 Nov 1999 Scott Sumners
MTSU
Castanea mollissima
MTSU009419 Rutherford Tennessee 16 Oct 1979 Esther Woodward
64
MTSU
Castanea mollissima
MTSU009452 Rutherford Tennessee 08 Nov 1983 John H. Rhee
35
MTSU
Castanea mollissima
MTSU009399 Meigs Tennessee 19 Sep 1999 Mary Ann Landrum
MTSU
Castanea mollissima
MTSU009397 Morgan Tennessee 27 Sep 1987 Duane D. Yeary
MTSU
Castanea mollissima
MTSU009411 Davidson Tennessee 11 Nov 1995 David Book
MTSU
Castanea mollissima
MTSU009423 Davidson Tennessee 02 Oct 2002 Susi Turman
MTSU
Castanea mollissima
MTSU009420 Rutherford Tennessee 25 Sep 1981 Debbie Thibault
32
MTSU
Castanea mollissima
MTSU009414 Rutherford Tennessee 16 Oct 1979 Bill Walker
36
MTSU
Castanea mollissima
UOS03016 Van Buren Tennessee 22 Jul 2001 Chris A. Fleming
UOS
Castanea mollissima
BRIT126330 Maury Tennessee 01 Jun 2004 Dwayne Estes
6175
VDB
Castanea mollissima
BRIT126329 Lewis Tennessee 11 Oct 1993 R. Kral
83405
VDB
Castanea mollissima
BRIT126328 Davidson Tennessee 27 May 1991 Milo Pyne
91-026
VDB
Castanea mollissima
SWMT01879 Shelby Tennessee 27 Apr 1975 James H. Graves
N/a
SWMT
Castanea mollissima
SWMT01880 Shelby Tennessee 14 May 1975 James H Graves
SWMT
Castanea mollissima
MTSU009418 Rutherford Tennessee 24 Oct 1998 Spence Dowlen
MTSU
Castanea mollissima
MTSU009445 Rutherford Tennessee 16 Oct 1991 Hope Dodson
MTSU
Castanea mollissima
MTSU009415 Rutherford Tennessee 23 Oct 1980 Barbara Johnson
21
MTSU
Castanea mollissima
MTSU009416 Williamson Tennessee 12 Oct 1998 Justin Zelnik
MTSU
Castanea mollissima
MTSU009454 Rutherford Tennessee 01 Sep 1983 Richard O'Bryan
6
MTSU
Castanea mollissima
MTSU009446 Rutherford Tennessee 16 Oct 1979 Don Green
45
MTSU
Castanea mollissima
MTSU009453 Rutherford Tennessee 18 Oct 1980 Ira Scott
30
MTSU
Castanea mollissima
MTSU009409 Williamson Tennessee 26 Sep 1986 Mike Uss
MTSU
Castanea mollissima
MTSU009451 Franklin Tennessee 25 Oct 2008 Brian Huber
66
MTSU
Castanea mollissima
MTSU009395 Davidson Tennessee 12 Sep 1994 Nancy Stewart
MTSU
Castanea mollissima
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Castanea mollissima - Dwayne Estes
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Castanea mollissima - Dwayne Estes
Castanea mollissima - Dwayne Estes