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#3353241 - 09/09/13 07:06 PM found one!
TNlandowner
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We found this tree while marking timber for harvest today. I believe this is an American Chestnut.

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#3353716 - 09/10/13 08:11 AM Re: found one! [Re: TNlandowner]
Bayou Buck
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Cool!
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#3353842 - 09/10/13 09:59 AM Re: found one! [Re: Bayou Buck]
8 POINTS OR BETTER
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Did it have the blight? Any scaring? Can you get a close-up of the bark, leaves, and the bur? If it is an American that is a great find.

Edited by 8 POINTS OR BETTER (09/10/13 09:59 AM)
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#3354266 - 09/10/13 05:39 PM Re: found one! [Re: 8 POINTS OR BETTER]
TNlandowner
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 Originally Posted By: 8 POINTS OR BETTER
Did it have the blight? Any scaring? Can you get a close-up of the bark, leaves, and the bur? If it is an American that is a great find.


No signs of blight or scaring. There are weaker limbs due to over story trees taking away sun light. We are going back to the tree this Thursday morning. I'll get a few more pictures. Here's a pic of one of the seed pods. A few folks suggested a Allegeny Chinkapin tree. Either way, I'm tickled with the find.

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#3354276 - 09/10/13 05:48 PM Re: found one! [Re: TNlandowner]
TS_13
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Thats not a chinquapin seed.... Its a chestnut.... That leaf is still throwing me off.....humm..... can you take a close up of a leaf?
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#3354470 - 09/10/13 08:11 PM Re: found one! [Re: TS_13]
8 POINTS OR BETTER
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It doesn't look like a chinkpin. Did the pod just have one seed in it?
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#3354497 - 09/10/13 08:21 PM Re: found one! [Re: 8 POINTS OR BETTER]
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That's really a great find! congrats!
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#3354531 - 09/10/13 08:35 PM Re: found one! [Re: 8 POINTS OR BETTER]
TS_13
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It looks to have 2 seeds doesnt it.... The leaf doesnt look right.

 Originally Posted By: 8 POINTS OR BETTER
It doesn't look like a chinkpin. Did the pod just have one seed in it?

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#3354682 - 09/10/13 10:04 PM Re: found one! [Re: TS_13]
drrxnupe
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awesome!
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#3354807 - 09/11/13 04:44 AM Re: found one! [Re: drrxnupe]
smstone22
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Very interesting. I wonder if it is American. I have several on one of my properties, they get to about 20 feet, produce a few nuts, catch blight, die back to stump, and repeat the process all over again.
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