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Aesculus parviflora

Aesculus parviflora Walter

bottlebrush buckeye

Aesculus parviflora (Bottlebrush Buckeye)
Image ID: 7829
Image by: Parkins, Grant Morrow
Image Collection: NCBG Digital Library

PLANT INDEX

ID_PLANT: AEPA2
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Aesculus parviflora
Include in WOTAS: 0
Publish to Web: 1
Last Modified: 2019-08-30

GENUS INDEX

GENUS CODE: AESCU
GENUS SCIENTIFIC: Aesculus
GENUS AUTHORITY: L.
GENUS COMMON: Buckeye
GENUS SUMMARY: A genus of about 13 species, trees and shrubs, of temperate e. North America, w. North America, e. Asia, and se. Europe.
GENUS IDENTIFICATION: Identification notes: The following hybrids are known from our area: Aesculus ×neglecta Lindley [flava × sylvatica] and Aesculus ×mutabilis (Spach) Scheele [pavia × sylvatica]. They can be recognized by their intermediate morphology.
GENUS REFERENCES: Hardin (1957a, 1957b)=Z; Harris, Xiang, & Thomas (2009) Acevedo-Rodríguez, van Welzen, Adema, and van der Ham in Kubitzki (2011).

FAMILY INDEX

FAMILY CODE: HIPPOC
FAMILY SCIENTIFIC: Hippocastanaceae
FAMILY AUTHORITY: A. Richard 1823
FAMILY COMMON: Horse-chestnut Family
FAMILY SUMMARY: A family…
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NCBG DESCRIPTIVES

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COMMENTS:
HEIGHT: 6-12 ft.

DURATION: Perennial
HABIT: Shrub, Tree

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

FLORAL CHARACTERISTICS
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BLOOM TIME: May-Jul
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NATIVE RANGE: southeastern United States

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SOIL MOISTURE: Average, Moist/Wet
LIGHT EXPOSURE: Sun, Part Shade, Shade
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WILDLIFE VALUE: Butterfly Friendly, Hummingbird Friendly
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GRIM ACCESSIONS

acc_id acc_num acc_dt coll_id Action
762 1985-0415 View
3768 1991-0463 View
7649 2001-0003 2001-02-26 View
7764 2001-0119 2001-06-20 View



GRIM PLANTINGS

plt_num acc_id loc_num pers_num inst_dt Action
1475 762 158 NCBG staff 0000-00-00 View
6076 3768 199 NCBG staff 0000-00-00 View
10827 7649 71 NCBG staff 1999-01-01 View
10968 7764 6 NCBG staff 1997-01-01 View

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.
HABITAT:
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.
RANGE MAP: Aesculus parviflora.png

Key to Map Symbols
ABOUT FAMILY (Weakley Flora)
Hippocastanaceae A. Richard 1823 (Horse-chestnut Family)
SUMMARY: A family…
REFERENCE:
ABOUT GENUS (Weakley Flora)
Aesculus L. (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 IMAGE RECORDS

ID IMAGE1: 7829
ID IMAGE2: 8698
ID IMAGE3: 5211

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