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Aesculus californica  (Spach) Nutt.
Buckeye,  California buckeye, California horse chestnut, Shrub california buckeye
Aesculus californica
© 2006 Christopher L. Christie
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Aesculus californica
© 2004 George W. Hartwell
Aesculus californica
© Robert Potts 2007 California Academy of Sciences
Aesculus californica, a dicot, is a tree that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Aesculus californica
© 2014 Christopher Bronny
Genus: Aesculus
Communities: Foothill Woodland

Toxicity: MODERATE

Habitat: canyons, slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Aesculus californica
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria. [web application]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 17, 2019).