Also called the sweet buckeye and Aesculus octandra.

Part of 🌰︎ buckeye / 🐎︎ 🌰︎ horse chestnut  genus Aesculus in soapberry  family Sapindaceae in cashew / 🌰︎ chestnut / 🍊︎ citrus / 🍁︎ maple  order Sapindales.

Native to North America's Ohio Valley and 🗻 Appalachia.   🗺 Map by county (🇺🇸 USA-48) (color key), 🗺 map today + with climate change (eastern 🇺🇸 USA).

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)

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

Learn more about ◼︎ 🌰︎ yellow buckeye Aesculus flava

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