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Aesculus pavia L.
RED BUCKEYE
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Aesculus pavia
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Aesculus pavia

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Aesculus pavia
Aesculus pavia
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Aesculus pavia, inflorescence - lateral view of flower
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Aesculus pavia, fruit - lateral or general close-up
Aesculus pavia, fruit - lateral or general close-up
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Aesculus pavia, fruit - lateral or general close-up

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FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Botryosphaeriaceae  Diplodia aesculi @ BPI (3)

Guignardia aesculi @ BPI (1)

Phyllosticta aesculi @ BPI (2)

Phyllosticta aesculicola @ BPI (1)

Phyllosticta paviae @ BPI (2)

Phyllosticta sphaeropsoidea @ BPI (1)
Cicadellidae  Erythridula volucris @ III (1)
Erysiphaceae  Uncinula flexuosa @ BPI (4)
Hyponectriaceae  Physalospora obtusa @ BPI (1)
Lygaeidae  Oedancala dorsalis @ MEMU_ENT (1)
Mycosphaerellaceae  Cercospora aesculina @ BPI (1)
Pentatomidae  Euschistus tristigmus @ MEMU_ENT (1)
Tingidae  Leptoypha mutica @ NCSU (3)

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Aesculus pavia L. - Red Buckeye

Aesculus pavia plant

Family - Hippocastanaceae

Stems - Woody, to 4m. Tree-like with single trunk or shrub-like with multiple stems.

Leaves - Opposite, petiolate, palmately compound with 5 leaflets. Leaflets oblanceolate to obovate, acute to acuminate, toothed, glabrous to sparsely above and below. Petioles reddish, glabrous to somewhat pubescent.

Inflorescence - Terminal panicle to 25cm tall.

Aesculus pavia inflorescence

Flowers - Corolla red. Petals 4, unequal. Styles long protruding from corolla. Stamens included or slightly longer than corolla.

Aesculus pavia flower

Aesculus pavia flower Front view of flower.

Fruits - Smooth, punctate, slightly longer than broad, to 5cm in diameter.

Flowering - April - June.

Habitat - Slopes, rich woods, streambanks, also cultivated.

Origin - Native to southeastern U.S., found wild in southeastern Missouri and cultivated throughout the state.

Other info. - This is a striking plant and one of the first "trees" to bloom in spring. It is toxic if eaten.
The plant is simple to identify in the field becasue of its red flowers and palmately divided leaves.

Photographs taken off Lee Rd 54, Lee County, AL., 3-23-05.


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Updated: 2017-12-13 12:25:46 gmt
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