Distribution in Ontario
Distribution of Naturally-Occurring
American Chestnut in Southern Ontario

  • American chestnut still survives throughout its original natural range in southern Ontario, although at dramatically reduced populations. The following map shows the distribution of known sites of American chestnut in southern Ontario. Many of these locations consist of only single individuals, and many of these individuals survive as generating sprouts from the base of former mature trees.
Ontario Distribution Map
Known distribution of naturally-occurring American chestnut in southern Ontario in 1998. Each red dot represents the presence of at least one surviving tree or clump of American chestnut.
  • Known distribution of naturally-occurring American chestnut in southern Ontario in 1998. Each red dot represents the presence of at least one surviving tree or clump of American chestnut.

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