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Aesculus ×marylandica (Maryland chestnut)
Smith, R.W.

Aesculus ×marylandica

Aesculus ×marylandica J.R. Booth ex G. Kirchn.

Maryland Chestnut, Maryland Buckeye

Hippocastanaceae (Horse-chestnut Family)


USDA Symbol: AEMA2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Leaf Retention: Deciduous
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite
Leaf Complexity: Palmate
Leaf Venation: Pinnate
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: To about 25 feet in height.
Fruit: Locucidal capsule.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: May


USA: AL , IA , IL , IN , KY , MI , MO , OH , TN

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2018-03-08
Research By: Joseph A. Marcus

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