Yellow Buckeye | Appalachian Cove

yellow buckeye

Yellow Buckeye:

Aesculus octandra
• Popular shade tree
• Grows up to 90 feet high with a trunk diameter of 3 feet
• Leaves are compound palmate
• Leaves are 5 to 15 inches long; occur in groups of five
• Yellow flowers are present in clusters 4 to 7 inches long
• Nuts are poisonous to humans
• Habitats include mountainous areas, open woods, clearings and slopes

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