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Aesculus californica (Spach) Nutt.
CALIFORNIA BUCKEYE
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Aesculus californica, whole tree or vine - general
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Aesculus californica, whole tree or vine - general

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Aesculus californica, leaf - showing orientation on twig
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Aesculus californica, leaf - showing orientation on twig
Aesculus californica, leaf - showing orientation on twig
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Aesculus californica, leaf - showing orientation on twig

Aesculus californica, leaf - whole upper surface
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Aesculus californica, leaf - whole upper surface
Aesculus californica, twig - orientation of petioles
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Aesculus californica, twig - orientation of petioles

Aesculus californica, twig - close-up winter terminal bud
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Aesculus californica, twig - close-up winter terminal bud
Aesculus californica, twig - close-up winter leaf scar/bud
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Aesculus californica, twig - close-up winter leaf scar/bud

Aesculus californica, twig - orientation of petioles
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Aesculus californica, twig - orientation of petioles
Aesculus californica, leaf - margin of upper + lower surface
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Aesculus californica, leaf - margin of upper + lower surface

Aesculus californica, leaf - margin of upper + lower surface
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Aesculus californica, leaf - margin of upper + lower surface
Aesculus californica, twig - orientation of petioles
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Aesculus californica, twig - orientation of petioles

Aesculus californica, bark - of a small tree or small branch
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Aesculus californica, bark - of a small tree or small branch
Aesculus californica, bark - of a small tree or small branch
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Aesculus californica, bark - of a small tree or small branch

Aesculus californica, bark - of a medium tree or large branch
© Copyright Steve Baskauf, 2002-2011 · 4
Aesculus californica, bark - of a medium tree or large branch
Aesculus californica, bark - of a medium tree or large branch
© Copyright Steve Baskauf, 2002-2011 · 4
Aesculus californica, bark - of a medium tree or large branch

Associates · map
FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Aphididae  Myzus ( @ AMNH_PBI (1)

Periphyllus testudinaceus @ AMNH_PBI (12)
Apidae  Apis mellifera @ BBSL (2)

Bombus californicus @ BBSL (1)
Botryosphaeriaceae  Phyllosticta paviae @ BPI (2)
Colletidae  Hylaeus episcopalis @ UCRC_ENT (1)
Davidiellaceae  Cladosporium herbarum @ BPI (5)
Dermateaceae  Gloeosporium carpigenum @ BPI (1)

Gloeosporium carpogenum @ BPI (1)

Phlyctema @ BPI (1)
Diaporthaceae  Diaporthe aesculi @ BPI (2)

Phomopsis coneglanensis @ BPI (1)
Diaspididae  Crassaspis multipora @ UCR_ENT (1)

Diaspidiotus aesculi @ CSCA_TCN (2)
Diatrypaceae  Diatrype disciformis @ BPI (3)

Eutypella aesculina @ BPI (1)
Erysiphaceae  Phyllactinia corylea @ BPI (10)
Hymenochaetaceae  Polystictus hirsutus @ BPI (1)
Miridae  Deraeocoris brevis @ AMNH_ENT (1)

Ectopiocerus anthracinus @ AMNH_ENT (26)

Phallospinophylus setosus @ AMNH_PBI (6)
Mycosphaerellaceae  Septoria aesculi @ BPI (3)
Mymaridae  Alaptus @ UCRC_ENT (5)

Anagrus @ UCRC_ENT (14)

Anagrus atomus @ UCRC_ENT (6)

Anagrus erythroneurae @ UCRC_ENT (3)

Anagrus nigriventris @ UCRC_ENT (4)

Dicopus @ UCRC_ENT (1)

Stethynium @ UCRC_ENT (7)

Stethynium triclavatum @ UCRC_ENT (5)
Polyporaceae  Polyporus adustus @ BPI (2)

Polyporus hirsutus @ BPI (2)
Reduviidae  Apiomerus @ AMNH_PBI (3)
Rhopalidae  Boisea rubrolineata @ UCR_ENT (1)

Boisea trivittata @ UCR_ENT (1)
Stereaceae  Stereum heterosporum @ BPI (1)

Stereum hirsutum @ BPI (1)

Stereum rameale @ BPI (1)
Taphrinaceae  Taphrina aesculi @ BPI (2)
_  ?Anagrus @ UCRC_ENT (1)

Septonema aesculi @ BPI (1)

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Aesculus californica (Spach) Nutt.
California buckeye

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General Information
Symbol: AECA
Group: Dicot
Family: Hippocastanaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Shrub
Tree
Native Status : L48   N
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Synonyms

Classification

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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Rosidae
Order Sapindales
Family Hippocastanaceae – Horse-chestnut family
Genus Aesculus L. – buckeye
Species Aesculus californica (Spach) Nutt. – California buckeye

Subordinate Taxa

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Wetland Status

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Aesculus californica
Aesculus californica
California Buckeye
ID: 0000 0000 1101 0297 [detail]
© 1978 Lee Dittmann

Aesculus californica
Aesculus californica
California Buckeye
ID: 8076 3101 3985 0076 [detail]
Charles Webber
© 1998 California Academy of Sciences

Aesculus californica
Aesculus californica
California Buckeye
ID: 1335 3153 0669 0061 [detail]
Gladys Lucille Smith
© 2002 California Academy of Sciences

Aesculus californica
Aesculus californica
California Buckeye
ID: 8076 3101 0667 0015 [detail]
Charles Webber
© 1998 California Academy of Sciences

Aesculus californica
Aesculus californica
Buckeye
ID: 5315 2021 1568 0013 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Aesculus californica
Aesculus californica
California Buckeye
ID: 0000 0000 0901 0437 [detail]
© 1999 James B. Gratiot

Aesculus californica
Aesculus californica
Buckeye
ID: 5315 2021 1568 0015 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Aesculus californica
Aesculus californica
California Buckeye
ID: 8076 3101 0667 0013 [detail]
Charles Webber
© 1998 California Academy of Sciences

Aesculus californica
Aesculus californica
California Buckeye
ID: 7335 3182 4414 0070 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Aesculus californica
Aesculus californica
California Buckeye
ID: 0000 0000 1101 0153 [detail]
© 1977 Lee Dittmann

Aesculus californica
Aesculus californica
California Buckeye
ID: 8076 3101 0667 0014 [detail]
Charles Webber
© 1998 California Academy of Sciences

Aesculus californica
Aesculus californica
California Buckeye
ID: 7335 3182 4414 0069 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Aesculus californica
Aesculus californica
California Buckeye
ID: 7335 3182 4414 0072 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Aesculus californica
Aesculus californica
Buckeye
ID: 0000 0000 0602 0244 [detail]
© 2002 George Jackson

Aesculus californica
Aesculus californica
Buckeye
ID: 0000 0000 0102 0401 [detail]
© 2001 Julie Kierstead Nelson

Aesculus californica
Aesculus californica
Buckeye
ID: 0000 0000 1002 0389 [detail]
© 1998 Gary A. Monroe

Aesculus californica
Aesculus californica
California Buckeye
ID: 8076 3101 0667 0011 [detail]
Charles Webber
© 1998 California Academy of Sciences

Aesculus californica
Aesculus californica
California Buckeye
ID: 0000 0000 1200 0161 [detail]
© 1979 Lee Dittmann

Aesculus californica
Aesculus californica
California Buckeye
ID: 1335 3153 0213 0063 [detail]
Robert Potts
© 2002 California Academy of Sciences

Aesculus californica
Aesculus californica
Buckeye
ID: 8253 3202 4146 0117 [detail]
Beatrice F. Howitt
© 1999 California Academy of Sciences

Aesculus californica
Aesculus californica
California Buckeye
ID: 7335 3182 4414 0071 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Aesculus californica
Aesculus californica
Buckeye
ID: 8266 3261 2573 0015 [detail]
William R. Hewlett
© 1999 California Academy of Sciences

Aesculus californica
Aesculus californica
California Buckeye
ID: 0000 0000 1000 0374 [detail]
© 1999 Joseph Dougherty/ecology.org

Aesculus californica
Aesculus californica
California Buckeye
ID: 7335 3182 4414 0074 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

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