Other common names:
Soapberry Family (Sapindaceae), (Horsechestnut Family (Hippocastanaceae))
Tree; Large, opposite, palmately compound leaves.
Horsechestnut (Aesculus hippocastanum) - has similar leaves.
Opposite/Whorled, Compound, Entire; Opposite, closely resemble Horsechestnut (Aesculus hippocastanum) leaves. Palmately compound.
Fields and Open Areas
Trees in Canada: 157
Rare in Ontario.
Ohio Buckeye is only found in SW Ontario, usually where it has been planted. The photos here are of trees at the Royal Botanical Gardens in Burlington, and the University of Guelph Arboretum, both in Ontario. The name comes from the distinctive nuts, which have a large light spot on one side.
Origin and Meaning of Names:
Scientific Name: glabra: smooth
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