Yellow Buckeye | Appalachian Cove (S.C.)

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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