Also called American buckeye and fetid buckeye.  Part of 🌰︎ buckeye / horse chestnut  genus Aesculus in 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.

"Buckeye" is the nickname for any resident of Ohio, or student or graduate of Ohio State University.

Learn more about 🌰︎ Ohio buckeye Aesculus glabra

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