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Plant Details

Aesculus pavia

Red Buckeye

Scientific Name:

Aesculus pavia

Common Name:

Red Buckeye

Plant Family

Sapindaceae (Soapberry Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Type:

Tree

Size in Feet:

12

Light:

Full-sun

Soil Moisture:

Mesic(*)

Bloom Time:

April - May

Bloom Area:

Mainly Coast

Habitat Description:

Swamp forests, usually stagnant, usually blackwater (not receiving
significant alluvium), and especially over marl (coquina limestone).

State Rank:

No NC Rank Listed (*)

Global Rank:

No Global Rank listed (*)

State Status:

No NC Status Listed (*)

Federal Status:

No U.S. Status Listed (*)

Notes:

Attracts hummingbirds and bees. Nuts consumed by squirrels.

Blooms

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Jack Spruill

Plant

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Jack Spruill

Fruit

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Jack Spruill, Hampstead, August 22, 2009

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


Bird-Friendly Native Plants



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