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Castanopsis chrysophylla


This is closely related to the Sweet Chestnut, and is popularly called the Golden leaved Chestnut. It is an evergreen, resembling the Holm Oak to a certain extent, but the reverse of the leaves is golden. It is found in California and Oregon, and was introduced in 1848.