Etymology: Aesculus: the Latin name for a kind of oak bearing edible acorns but applied by Linnaeus to this genus
Plants: perennial tree
Hazardous: Careful, this plant is hazardous!
Conservation Status: Introduced - escaped
Floristic Rating: Wetland Indicator = NI USDA Plants Database: Federal Distribution and detailed information including photos University of Wisconsin - Green Bay: Trees: Photos, descriptions, information Dan Tenaglia's The Missouri Flora: Fabulous photographs; detailed descriptions; color and leave arrangement key. Virginia Tech Dept. of Forestry, College of Natural Resources: detailed description and photographs Landscape Plants of the Upper Midwest; UW-Extension: Interactive guide providing information on cultivation including: soil, zone, growth rate, landscape uses, pruning, light requirements; with photos and Latin name pronounciation