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Aesculus parviflora Walter
BOTTLEBRUSH BUCKEYE
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Aesculus parviflora
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Aesculus parviflora Walt.

Bottlebrush Buckeye

Aesculus parviflora plant

Family - Hippocastanaceae

Habit - Shrub, strongly suckering from rhizomes.

Stems - Multiple from base, woody, erect, branching, to +5m tall. Young growth often reddish-green, glabrous.

Aesculus parviflora bark Bark of a mature tree.

Leaves - Opposite, petiolate, palmately compound with 5 leaflets. Leaflets glabrous, obovate, acute, margins entire, to +/-10 cm long, +/-5cm broad. Petioles reddish, glabrous to sparse pubescent, to +15cm long.

Aesculus parviflora buds Winter buds.

Aesculus parviflora leaf scar Leaf scar.

Inflorescence - Long terminal panicle to +30cm long(tall). Axis sparse pubescent. Pedicels to 7mm long, pubescent.

Aesculus parviflora inflorescence Inflorescence (partial).

Flowers - Petals 4, equal, clawed, white, glabrous, rugose internally, to 1.6cm long, 3-4mm broad at apex, typically notched at apex. Stamens 6, exserted. Filaments white, to 4cm long, glabrous. Anthers red, 2.5mm long, 1.2mm broad. Style 6mm long, pubescent. Calyx 5-lobed, creamy white. Calyx tube to 5mm long, 2-3mm in diameter, pubescent. Lobes subequal, 2mm long, reddish at apex, rounded.

Aesculus parviflora flower3 Flowers.

Fruit - Shiny, smooth capsule, longer than broad, with 1-3 seeds.

Flowering - June - September.

Habitat - Cultivated.

Origin - Native to southeastern U.S.

Other info. - This plant is primarily found in Alabama but is rare elsewhere, except in cultivation. It is is a popular ornamental because of the many long, attractive panicles it produces in flower. As with all members of the genus, its seeds are toxic.

Photographs taken at the Kansas City Zoo, 7-10-99 and 7-13-00, in Auburn, AL., 3-6-05, and in the Red Hills of Alabama, 6-4-05; also at Shaw Nature Reserve, Franklin County, MO, 6-18-2011 and 6-30-2017 (SRTurner).


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Aesculus parviflora Walter
bottlebrush buckeye

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General Information
Symbol: AEPA2
Group: Dicot
Family: Hippocastanaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Shrub
Tree
Native Status : L48   N
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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 parviflora Walter – bottlebrush buckeye

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