baumzaehlen - Primeval Forests & Their Trees

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Castanea sativa (sweet chestnut, Fagaceae)

Lower slope forest with Fagus orientalis (oriental beech) and C. sativa (right, girth 396 cm). Lagodekhi Strict Nature Reserve , Georgia.
Fagus orientalis (oriental beech) forest. Small C. sativa (left centre). Rhododendron ponticum (pontic rhododendron) understory. Mtirala National Park , Georgia.
Some canopy tree and understory (bottom) species at upper elevations of Mtirala National Park , Georgia.