Fagaceae Castanea mollissima - Chinese chestnut (Lab 11)

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  • Fagaceae Castanea mollissima - Chinese chestnut: Bark of a tree 12 inches in diameter at breast height.Fagaceae Castanea mollissima - Chinese chestnut: Bark of a tree 12 inches in diameter at breast height.
  • Fagaceae Castanea mollissima - Chinese chestnut: Form, more like a fruit tree than a member of the beech family.Fagaceae Castanea mollissima - Chinese chestnut: Form, more like a fruit tree than a member of the beech family.
  • Fagaceae Castanea mollissima - Chinese chestnut: Fruit, nut, shiny brown, edible with a sweet meat, found in a spiny husk.Fagaceae Castanea mollissima - Chinese chestnut: Fruit, nut, shiny brown, edible with a sweet meat, found in a spiny husk.
  • Fagaceae Castanea mollissima - Chinese chestnut: Leaves, alternate, simple, distinct parallel venation with each vein ending in a tooth.  Sun and shade leaves are very distinct.Fagaceae Castanea mollissima - Chinese chestnut: Leaves, alternate, simple, distinct parallel venation with each vein ending in a tooth. Sun and shade leaves are very distinct.
  • Fagaceae Castanea mollissima - Chinese chestnut: Twig showing alternate leaf arrangement, terminal buds slightly off center with grey scales on a grey twig.Fagaceae Castanea mollissima - Chinese chestnut: Twig showing alternate leaf arrangement, terminal buds slightly off center with grey scales on a grey twig.
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