Yellow Buckeye

Aesculus flava

This tree is native to the eastern United States. Growing 20-35 m tall, this species has palmately-compound leaves with five leaflets. Fruits are round capsules that contain up to three shiny brown nuts that are poisonous to humans.
Habitat:
Rich soil in river bottoms or mountain slopes, part sun/shade.
Growth Habit:
Deciduous tree, up to 21.3 m tall, 12.2 m wide, straight with hanging branches.
Bloom Time:
Late spring.
Longevity:
Long-lived.
Presence in US:
AL DC GA IL IN KY MD MS NC NJ OH PA SC TN VA WV