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Painted buckeye
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Aesculus sylvatica inflorescence
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Genus:
Aesculus
Species:
sylvatica
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Natural range of Aesculus sylvatica

Aesculus sylvatica, the painted buckeye, is a species of shrub. The species has five leaflets that are 4.5 to 6 inches (11 to 15 cm) long and 1.5 to 2.5 inches (3.8 to 6.4 cm) wide. The flowers are yellow and occasionally have red also. The species have dry fruit and brown, scaly bark. The species is commonly found in forests and along stream banks. The shrub is poisonous, as are its seeds.

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