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Aesculus ×bushii

Aesculus ×bushii C.K. Schneid. (pro sp.)

Buckeye, Bush's Chestnut

Hippocastanaceae (Horse-chestnut family)

Synonym(s): Aesculus ×mississippiensis


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

Natural hybrid of Aesculus glabra and A. pavia.


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Size Notes: Up to about 30 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Red , Pink , Yellow , Green
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep


USA: AL , AR , LA , MO , MS , OK , TX
Native Habitat: Rocky ridges, mixed forests, hardwood floodplains.

Web Reference

Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Aesculus ×bushii in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Aesculus ×bushii in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Aesculus ×bushii


Record Modified: 2020-12-14
Research By: CBR

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