Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Tree
Perennial

Native to Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare

Look for it in mesic forests over limestone, per Weakley's Flora

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partial shade ...Moist

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Palmately compound
Opposite

FLOWER:
Spring
Yellow/Greenish-yellow
Bisexual
5-lobed calyx
4 petals

FRUIT:
Light brown
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Malvids: Sapindales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Aesculus glabra var. glabra   FAMILY Sapindaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Aesculus glabra var. glabra   FAMILY Hippocastanaceae

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Ohio Buckeye, Fetid Buckeye