TOMPKINS COUNTY FLORA
Castanea dentata(Marsh.) Borkh.
Mitchell NYNYFA TCUSDA NY
accepted accepted accepted
American Chestnut

Fagaceae


BH SPECIMENS FOR Castanea dentata (this list may be incomplete)
 Town of Dryden, 107 Neimi Road, Five Wells Nature Preserve, seedling grown from seed given to collector by his daughter, Elizabeth Dilger Morano, 26 Jun 1999, Dilger WCD1596 (BH 111184);
 Ithaca, Cornell University campus, 11 Oct 1933, Ellis 676 (BH 47892);
 Taughannock State Park, North Rim Trail, about 50 meters west of the falls overlook parking area, Growing in upland forest with Quercus alba, Acer saccharum, Acer rubrum, Tsuga canadensis, Fraxinus americana, Two individuals observed, DBH about 4 cm, height about 10 meters. Three more individuals about 100 meters east of parking lot, DBH about 20 cm, height about 10 m. All single live stems, easternmost individual reproductive with many catkins and old fruit h, 27 Jun 2009, Laport T1 (BH 99120);   VEmap  GOOmap
 Ithaca, Cornell Heights, near Professor Needham's, 23 Sep 1914, Thomas 2169 (BH 67097);
 Ithaca, 17 Jul 1975, anonymous (BH 889);
 Ithaca, 8 Jul 1890, anonymous (BH 875);
 Ithaca, Fall Creek, Jul 1875, anonymous (BH 896);
 Ithaca, 13 Jun 1918, Bailey (BH 4487);
 Ithaca, Cornell University campus, President White's lawn, lawn, 7 Jul 1908, Brown (BH 897);
 Ithaca, Coy Glen, south side, dry woods, 17 Jul 1915, Eames 3930 (BH 891);
 Ithaca, Cornell University campus, slope back of Home Economics Building, 19 Jul 1917, Eames 8002 (BH 886);
 Ithaca, above Second Reservoir, north side of creek, gravelly bank, 5 Aug 1914, Eames 2170 (BH 4488);
 Garden House, grown in moss, 1-4 trees, 3 Mar 1898, Hastings (BH 888);
 Ithaca, Cornell University campus, slope of reservoir, 15 Jul 1917, MacDaniels 8003 (BH 4486);
 Ithaca, Cornell University campus, slope near reservoir, 7 Jul 1915, MacDaniels & Severy 3929 (BH 887);
 Ithaca, south side of Six Mile Creek, dry open woods, 10 Jul 1913, Palmer & Eames 377 (BH 876);
 Ithaca, Cornell Heights, roadside near Professor Needham's house, 2 Jul 1914, Thomas 2169 (BH 890);
 Ithaca, Cornell Heights, near Professor Needham's, 23 Sep 1914, Thomas 2169 (BH 4516);
 Ithaca, Route 366, edge of Cornell Orchards towards the fish ponds, old row planting, open meadow, tree with trunk diameter of about 18 cm at the base of rotted stump; dying, bark with blight symptoms; produced 4 fruits - sterile?, 14 Sep 1969, Wiehler 69133 (BH 885);

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