60. Japanese Chinquapin

This medium to large tree has attractive evergreen foliage that is metallic coppery colored on the undersurface. Castanopsis is rather intermediate between Chestnut (Castanea) and Oak (Quercus) having white racemes of flowers like the Chestunut and acorns like the Oak. This handsome tree is occasionally planted in the southern U.S. but is not readily available.