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Latin NameCommon NameFamilySynonymsEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Castanea pumilaChinquapin, Ozark chinkapinFagaceaeFagus pumila.41
Castanea pumila asheiChinquapinFagaceaeFagus pumila.41
Castanea sativaSweet Chestnut, European chestnutFagaceaeC. vesca. C. vulgaris. Fagus castanea.52
Castanopsis javanicaSpiny oak, Java chinkapin treeFagaceaeCastanea javanica (Blume) Blume Castanea montana Blume Fagus javanica Blume Pasania discocarpa (Hance) Gamble Quercus discocarpa Hance Quercus javanica (Blume) Drake Synaedrys discocarpa (Hance) Koidz.20
Epifagus virginianaBeechdropsOrobanchaceae 00
Fagus crenataJapanese BeechFagaceae 20
Fagus grandifoliaAmerican BeechFagaceae 22
Fagus japonicaJapanese BeechFagaceae 20
Fagus longipetiolata Fagaceae 20
Fagus lucida Fagaceae 20
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