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Ohio Buckeye

Aesculus glabra

Native

Ohio buckeye is a medium sized tree; typically growing 15-25 meters tall. It is native primarily to the Midwestern and lower Great Plains regions of the United States, and is the state tree of Ohio. It is occasionally planted in Southern Ontario as an ornamental however has been found growing naturally in Southwestern Ontario. It prefers moist, well-drained soils of variable pH that are rich and deep, in partially sunny to partially shaded conditions.  It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments.

Leaf

Compound leaf with 5-7 leaflets. Stalkless leaves at end of one long stalk. Bright green leaves above, and paler and hairy underneath.

Fruit/Seed

Contain one seed (or nut) enclosed in a slightly spiny, golden-brown husk. Fruits may occur singly or in clusters, enlarging and becoming more obvious by mid- to late summer.

Bark

Young bark grey, smooth. Mature bark pale brown, with thick scaly plates, more prominent fissures and long plates with age.

Flower

Greenish-yellow, bell-shaped. Flowers in cone-shaped clusters.

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