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Ohio buckeye (Aesculus glabra)


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Type

deciduous tree icon

Deciduous

Status

species native to Canada

Native

Edible fruit/nut tree?

NO

Names

Latin (scientific) name: Aesculus glabra

Common English name: Ohio buckeye

Other names: Fetid buckeye

French name: Marronnier glabre

Habitat

Ohio buckeye is a riparian species found in moist and warm (4 – 10 degrees Celcius) locales.

Other notes

When bruised, the leaves and bark exude an unpleasant smell.

Hardiness zone(s)

6a, 6b

  • Zone 0
  • Zone 1
  • Zone 2
  • Zone 3
  • Zone 4
  • Zone 5
  • Zone 6
  • Zone 7
  • Zone 8
  • Zone 9

A hardiness zone is a geographically defined area where a given plant is capable of growing. Hardiness zones are based largely on climate, particularly minimum temperatures. Zone 0 covers the harshest areas in Canada for plant species. Higher numbers represent more temperate areas.

For more information on plant hardiness zones in Canada, visit Natural Resources Canada.

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