Also called American buckeye and fetid buckeye.  Part of 🌰︎ buckeye / horse chestnut  genus Aesculus and soapberry  family Sapindaceae.

Native to North America's Midwest, Ohio Valley and 🗻︎ Appalachia. Invasive > in Oregon

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)

Aesculus hosts caterpillars of 13 species
of butterflies and moths, in some areas.

Learn more about 🌰︎ Ohio buckeye Aesculus glabra

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