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Aesculus parviflora

Aesculus parviflora Walter

bottlebrush buckeye

Aesculus parviflora (Bottlebrush Buckeye)
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NCBG PLANT INDEX
ID_PLANT: AEPA2
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Aesculus parviflora
GENUS: Aesculus
FAMILY: HIPPOC - Hippocastanaceae (Horse-chestnut Family)

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DURATION: Perennial
HABIT: Shrub, Tree

LEAF ARRANGEMENT: Opposite
LEAF COMPLEXITY: Palmate
LEAF RETENTION: Deciduous

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NATIVE RANGE: southeastern United States

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USDA PLANTS DATABASE
USDA Symbol: AEPA2
USDA Common Name: Bottlebrush Buckeye
Native Status: L48 (N)
Distribution: USA (AL, DC, GA, NJ, NY, PA, SC)
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Tree, Shrub

WEAKLEY FLORA
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Aesculus parviflora
COMMON NAME: Bottlebrush Buckeye
SYNONYMY: [= K, Pa, S, Z]
PHENOLOGY: May-Jul.
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COMMENTS: Mesic forests on bluffs and in ravines (the SC occurrence is on Fall Line river bluffs, with shaley, subcalcareous soils). Wc. GA west to nc. AL, south to sw. GA and sw. AL; disjunct in wc. SC (Aiken County). See Wyatt (1985) for a discussion of the interesting, relictual occurrence in SC. Occasionally planted outside its native range.
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ABOUT FAMILY (Weakley Flora)
Hippocastanaceae A. Richard 1823 (Horse-chestnut Family)
SUMMARY: A family…
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ABOUT GENUS (Weakley Flora)
Aesculus Linnaeus 1753 (Buckeye)
SUMMARY: A genus of about 13 species, trees and shrubs, of temperate e. North America, w. North America, e. Asia, and se. Europe.
REFERENCE: Hardin (1957a, 1957b)=Z; Harris, Xiang, & Thomas (2009) Acevedo-Rodríguez, van Welzen, Adema, and van der Ham in Kubitzki (2011).
HERBARIUM RESOURCES
SERNEC: Find Aesculus parviflora in Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)
UNC SERNEC: Find Aesculus parviflora in University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Herbarium - Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)

WEB RESOURCES
USDA: Find Aesculus parviflora in USDA Plants
NPIN: Find Aesculus parviflora in NPIN Database
FNA: Find Aesculus parviflora in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Aesculus parviflora

NCBG RECORD
ID IMAGE1: 7829
ID IMAGE2: 8698
ID IMAGE3: 5211
Include in WOTAS: 0
Publish to Web: 1
Last Modified: 2017-01-10

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