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Aesculus ×hybrida

Aesculus ×hybrida DC. (pro sp.)

Buckeye, Hybrid Chestnut

Hippocastanaceae (Horse-chestnut family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: AEHY

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

Natural hybrid of Aesculus flava and A. pavia.

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Size Notes: Up to about 40 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Red , Pink , Yellow
Bloom Time: Apr , May

Distribution

USA: MD , VA , WV
Native Habitat: Low rich wooded valleys, wooded slopes, river bottoms, along streams.

Web Reference

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

Additional resources

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

Metadata

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

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