Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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map not available need picture of flower of Aesculus spp., Buckeye
Common Name: Buckeye
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Aesculus spp.
PLANTS National Database: Aesculus spp.
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Aesculus spp. 116-01-000

camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Painted Buckeye
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Aesculus sylvatica
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Aesculus sylvatica
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Aesculus sylvatica 116-01-001

Stamens are shorter than lateral petals, & the calyx & pedicel lack glands, per Native Trees of the Southeast, An Identification Guide.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Red Buckeye
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Aesculus pavia var. pavia
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Aesculus pavia var. pavia
LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Aesculus pavia 116-01-002

Glandular-hairy tubular calyx. Usually 7 unequal, slightly exserted stamens, per Native Trees of the Southeast, An Identification Guide.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Yellow Buckeye
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Aesculus flava
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Aesculus flava
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968): Aesculus octandra 116-01-003

Upper petals often streaked with red, per Native Trees of the Southeast, An Identification Guide.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Ohio Buckeye, Fetid Buckeye
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Aesculus glabra var. glabra
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Aesculus glabra var. glabra

LESS THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933) Aesculus glabra


Petals only slightly unequal in size, and stamens about 2x as long as petals, per Weakley's Flora.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Bottlebrush Buckeye
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Aesculus parviflora
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Aesculus parviflora

Stamens exserted, 3-4x the length of the petals, per Native Trees of the Southeast, An Identification Guide.


camera icon Common Name: Horsechestnut
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Aesculus hippocastanum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Aesculus hippocastanum

Flowers white with a blotch of yellow at the base which turns reddish, per Manual of Woody Landscape Plants.


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"Many of the alien plants that have succeeded in North America are not a random sample of all plants that evolved elsewhere, but rather are a subset that were imported specifically because of their unpalatability to insects.... What no one counted on when these pest-free ornamentals were brought into the country was that many would subsequently escape cultivation and replace native plants in natural areas everywhere." — Douglas W. Tallamy, Bringing Nature Home