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Castanea pumila

Castanea pumila (L.) Mill.

chinquapin, chinkapin, common chinquapin

Cultivar(s): Herschel
Castanea pumila (Chinquapin)
Image ID: 13486
Image by: Sorrie, Bruce A.
Image Collection: NCBG Digital Library

PLANT INDEX

ID_PLANT: CAPU9
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Castanea pumila
Include in WOTAS: 0
Publish to Web: 1
Last Modified: 2019-01-22

CULTIVAR INDEX

Cult_id Cultivar_name Action
1222 Herschel View

GENUS INDEX

GENUS CODE: CASTA
GENUS SCIENTIFIC: Castanea
GENUS AUTHORITY: Mill.
GENUS COMMON: Chestnut
GENUS SUMMARY: A genus of 8-10 species, trees and shrubs, of temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere.
GENUS IDENTIFICATION:
GENUS REFERENCES: Johnson (1988)=Z; Nixon in FNA (1997); Kubitzki in Kubitzki, Rohwer, & Bittrich (1993); Stanford (1998). Key adapted from Z, in part.

FAMILY INDEX

FAMILY CODE: FAGACE
FAMILY SCIENTIFIC: Fagaceae
FAMILY AUTHORITY: Dumortier 1829
FAMILY COMMON: Beech Family
FAMILY SUMMARY: A family of about 8 genera and 620-1050 species, trees and shrubs, mostly of the Northern Hemisphere, but extending into se. Asia and Australia.
FAMILY REFERENCE: Nixon in FNA (1997); Govaerts & Frodin (1998); Kubitzki in Kubitzki, Rohwer, & Bittrich (1993); Elias (1971a).

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DURATION: Perennial
HABIT: Shrub, Tree

LEAF ARRANGEMENT: Alternate
LEAF COMPLEXITY: Simple
LEAF RETENTION: Deciduous

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FRUITING PERIOD: Sep-Oct.

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NATIVE RANGE: eastern United States

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SOIL MOISTURE: Dry, Average
LIGHT EXPOSURE: Sun, Part Shade, Shade
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GRIM ACCESSIONS

acc_id acc_num acc_dt coll_id Action
198 2011-0009 2011-01-07 197 View
803 1985-0462 View
3837 1991-0532 View
4485 1992-0641 View
6644 1996-0288 View
7086 1999-0036 1999-08-06 View
7326 2000-0063 2000-03-07 View
7761 2001-0116 2001-06-20 View


GRIM COLLECTIONS

Coll_id Project Collection date Collector Action
197 HORT 2010-09-11 Poythress View
1815 HORT 2006-10-01 Bryan View


GRIM PLANTINGS

plt_num acc_id loc_num pers_num inst_dt Action
394 198 111 Poythress 2011-11-02 View
395 198 23 Steen 2011-11-03 View
1530 803 198 NCBG staff 0000-00-00 View
6146 3837 199 NCBG staff 0000-00-00 View
6813 4485 200 NCBG staff 1993-03-01 View
9399 6644 116 NCBG staff 1967-12-31 View
10014 7086 159 NCBG staff 1999-03-12 View
10293 7326 159 NCBG staff 1967-01-01 View
10965 7761 79 NCBG staff 0000-00-00 View

USDA PLANTS DATABASE

USDA Symbol: CAPU9
USDA Common Name: Chinkapin
Native Status: L48 (N)
Distribution: USA (AL, AR, DC, DE, FL, GA, IN, KY, LA, MA, MD, MO, MS, NC, NJ, NY, OH, OK, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, WV)
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Tree, Shrub

WEAKLEY FLORA

SCIENTIFIC NAME: Castanea pumila
COMMON NAME: Common Chinquapin
SYNONYMY: [= FNA, Pa, Va, WH3; = C. pumila var. pumila - C, K1, K2, Mo, Z; > C. pumila var. pumila - F, RAB; > C. pumila var. ashei Sudworth - F, RAB; > C. alnifolia Nuttall var. alnifolia - RAB; > C. alnifolia var. floridana Sargent - RAB; > C. pumila - G, S, W; > C. ashei (Sudworth) Sudworth - S; > C. floridana (Sargent) W.W. Ashe - S; > C. alnifolia - S]
PHENOLOGY: May-Jul; Sep-Oct.
HABITAT: Xeric forests and woodlands, generally in fire-maintained habitats.
COMMENTS: NJ, s. PA, s. OH, n. KY, and s. MO, south to c. peninsular FL and se. TX. It is relatively resistant to chestnut blight.
RANGE MAP: Castanea pumila.png

Key to Map Symbols
ABOUT FAMILY (Weakley Flora)
Fagaceae Dumortier 1829 (Beech Family)
SUMMARY: A family of about 8 genera and 620-1050 species, trees and shrubs, mostly of the Northern Hemisphere, but extending into se. Asia and Australia.
REFERENCE: Nixon in FNA (1997); Govaerts & Frodin (1998); Kubitzki in Kubitzki, Rohwer, & Bittrich (1993); Elias (1971a).
ABOUT GENUS (Weakley Flora)
Castanea Mill. (Chestnut)
SUMMARY: A genus of 8-10 species, trees and shrubs, of temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere.
REFERENCE: Johnson (1988)=Z; Nixon in FNA (1997); Kubitzki in Kubitzki, Rohwer, & Bittrich (1993); Stanford (1998). Key adapted from Z, in part.

HERBARIUM RESOURCES

SERNEC: Find Castanea pumila in Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)
UNC SERNEC: Find Castanea pumila in University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Herbarium - Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)

WEB RESOURCES

USDA: Find Castanea pumila in USDA Plants
NPIN: Find Castanea pumila in NPIN Database
FNA: Find Castanea pumila in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Castanea pumila

NCBG IMAGE RECORDS

ID IMAGE1: 13486
ID IMAGE2: 4396
ID IMAGE3: 4392

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