American Chestnut Castanea dentata (Marshall) BorkhausenS2S3 (State rare)  

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Host plant for various butterfly species including Banded Hairstreak.

Host plant for various moth species including American Dagger Moth and Banded Tussock Moth (Database of World's Lepidopteran Host Plants).

There are 143 records in the project database.

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A young American Chestnut in Queen Anne's Co., Maryland (5/2/2016). Photo by Dan Small. (MBP list)

American Chestnut in Garrett Co., Maryland (7/12/2014). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

American Chestnut in Prince George's Co., Maryland (7/7/2015). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

American Chestnut shoots from a blight- and weather-felled tree in Garrett Co., Maryland (5/29/2014). Photo by Matt Tillett. (MBP list)

American Chestnut in Garrett Co., Maryland (6/28/2015). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

American Chestnut in Garrett Co., Maryland (5/29/2014). Photo by Matt Tillett. (MBP list)

American Chestnut in Allegany Co., Maryland (5/19/2019). Photo by Josh Emm. (MBP list)

American Chestnut growing in Howard Co., Maryland (7/4/2016). Photo by Robert Ferraro. (MBP list)

A young American Chestnut found growing in Blackbird State Forest, Delaware (6/19/2011). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

American Chestnut in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (8/21/2012). Microscopic view of wood grain from the tree. Photo by Gary Carver with permission. Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

American Chestnut growing in Baltimore Co., Maryland (11/23/2017). Photo by Mark Eanes. (MBP list)

American Chestnut in Baltimore Co., Maryland (5/18/2014). Photo by Dwight Johnson. (MBP list)

American Chestnut with fruit in Garrett Co., Maryland (8/23/2013). Photo by Boyer and McDowell. (MBP list)

Bill Harms standing next to a dead American Chestnut in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (8/21/2012). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

American Chestnut in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (8/21/2012). Determination verified by Gary Carver, American Chestnut Foundation. Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

American Chestnut in Montgomery Co., Maryland (10/23/2016). Photo by Jane Hill. (MBP list)

American Chestnut in Montgomery Co., Maryland (10/20/2016). Photo by Bill Hill. (MBP list)


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