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Aesculus glabra

Aesculus glabra Willd.

Ohio Buckeye, Texas Buckeye, Fetid Buckeye, Horse Chestnut

Hippocastanaceae (Horse-Chestnut Family)


Aesculus glabra (Ohio buckeye) #40149

Image Information

Photographer: Cressler, Alan
County: Cobb
State: GA
Location Notes: Lost Mountain.
Accession date: 2014-08-20
Filename: A_C_IMG0503.JPG
Slide Index: 9387376989_777f7004c4_o.jpg
Restrictions: Unrestricted
Collection: Wildflower Center Digital Library
Original Format: Digital
Orientation: Portrait
Shot: Spiny, developing fruits (capsules). Photographer's note: "Ohio buckeye is rare in Georgia. Within most of the range it is medium to large forest tree. In Georgia, there is an undescribed dwarf form or subspecies that grows in four locations in the upper piedmont. It always grows on dry rocky mountains and ridges over ultramafic or meta-volcanic rocks. They rarely grow over head high and the shrubs sprawl. The fruit is spiny and the twigs stink."
Date Taken: 2013-07-28
NPIN Image Id: 40149

Image Verification

This image has been verified.
By: Joseph A. Marcus
Date: 2014-08-14

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