Aesculus sylvatica

ClassificationDicots
FamilySapindaceae
Family (Traditional)
GenusAesculus
Species:Aesculus sylvatica Bartram
Common NamePainted Buckeye
Growth Habittree
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Woody; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: tree; Moisture Requirements: Sub-xeric; Moisture Requirements: Dry-mesic; Moisture Requirements: Mesic; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: April; Reproductive Phenology: May; Leaf Arrangement: opposite; Leaf Complexity: compound; Leaf Dissection: 1; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Petiole Type: petiolate; Leaf Type: broadleaf; Leaf Venation: palmate; Leaflet Margins: serrulate; Leaflet Number: 5; Base Flower Color: Pink; Base Flower Color: Yellow; Fruit Dehiscence: Yes; Fruit Type: Capsule; Fruit Type: Nut; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Overall Flower Symmetry: Zygomorphic; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A
C value 7
StatusNative; AGCP (FAC), EMP (FAC) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[SNR] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

No synonyms exist for this species.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Madison (KY), Anderson (TN), Bledsoe (TN), Blount (TN), Bradley (TN), Claiborne (TN), DeKalb (TN), Franklin (TN), Giles (TN), Grainger (TN), Hamilton (TN), Knox (TN), Loudon (TN), McMinn (TN), Marion (TN), Monroe (TN), Overton (TN), Polk (TN), Putnam (TN), Rhea (TN), Roane (TN), Sequatchie (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, EKY, HTTU, KNK, MTSU, TENN, UCHT, UOS, VDB

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1976 - 1992

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100483955 Knox Tennessee 09 Apr 1977 Hal R. DeSelm
EKY
Aesculus sylvatica
31973000019603 Madison Kentucky
KNK
Aesculus sylvatica
TENN-V-0161537 Bradley Tennessee
TENN
Aesculus sylvatica
TENN-V-0144521 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Aesculus sylvatica
TENN-V-0161543 Grainger Tennessee
TENN
Aesculus sylvatica
TENN-V-0161540 Grainger Tennessee
TENN
Aesculus sylvatica
TENN-V-0144517 Bledsoe Tennessee
TENN
Aesculus sylvatica
TENN-V-0161556 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Aesculus sylvatica
TENN-V-0161535 Anderson Tennessee
TENN
Aesculus sylvatica
TENN-V-0161557 Sequatchie Tennessee
TENN
Aesculus sylvatica
TENN-V-0161542 Grainger Tennessee
TENN
Aesculus sylvatica
TENN-V-0161536 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Aesculus sylvatica
TENN-V-0161559 Sequatchie Tennessee
TENN
Aesculus sylvatica
TENN-V-0144522 Grainger Tennessee
TENN
Aesculus sylvatica
TENN-V-0161551 Rhea Tennessee
TENN
Aesculus sylvatica
TENN-V-0161555 Rhea Tennessee
TENN
Aesculus sylvatica
TENN-V-0161548 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Aesculus sylvatica
TENN-V-0161558 Sequatchie Tennessee
TENN
Aesculus sylvatica
TENN-V-0161554 Rhea Tennessee
TENN
Aesculus sylvatica
TENN-V-0161547 McMinn Tennessee
TENN
Aesculus sylvatica
TENN-V-0161550 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Aesculus sylvatica
TENN-V-0144518 Bledsoe Tennessee
TENN
Aesculus sylvatica
TENN-V-0161549 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Aesculus sylvatica
TENN-V-0161544 Grainger Tennessee
TENN
Aesculus sylvatica
TENN-V-0144516 Bledsoe Tennessee
TENN
Aesculus sylvatica
TENN-V-0161541 Grainger Tennessee
TENN
Aesculus sylvatica
TENN-V-0161539 Grainger Tennessee
TENN
Aesculus sylvatica
TENN-V-0161552 Rhea Tennessee
TENN
Aesculus sylvatica
TENN-V-0144523 Grainger Tennessee
TENN
Aesculus sylvatica
TENN-V-0144519 Bledsoe Tennessee
TENN
Aesculus sylvatica
UCHT019252 Rhea Tennessee
UCHT
Aesculus sylvatica
UCHT019243 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Aesculus sylvatica
UCHT019244 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Aesculus sylvatica
UCHT019242 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Aesculus sylvatica
UCHT019247 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Aesculus sylvatica
UCHT019251 Bledsoe Tennessee
UCHT
Aesculus sylvatica
APSC0103179 Knox Tennessee
APSC
Aesculus sylvatica
HTTU016004 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Aesculus sylvatica
HTTU009442 Rhea Tennessee
HTTU
Aesculus sylvatica
MTSU014289 Bradley Tennessee 11 Apr 1992 Malinda Parker
MTSU
Aesculus sylvatica
UCHT036997 Sequatchie Tennessee
UCHT
Aesculus sylvatica
UOS05915 Franklin Tennessee 22 Apr 1976 Melissa Leichty
UOS
Aesculus sylvatica
BRIT155931 Tennessee
VDB
Aesculus sylvatica
BRIT155933 Tennessee
VDB
Aesculus sylvatica
BRIT155925 Tennessee
VDB
Aesculus sylvatica
BRIT155935 Tennessee
VDB
Aesculus sylvatica
TENN-V-0144524 Grainger Tennessee
TENN
Aesculus sylvatica
TENN-V-0144520 Bledsoe Tennessee
TENN
Aesculus sylvatica
TENN-V-0161546 Loudon Tennessee
TENN
Aesculus sylvatica
TENN-V-0161545 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Aesculus sylvatica
TENN-V-0161553 Rhea Tennessee
TENN
Aesculus sylvatica
TENN-V-0161538 Claiborne Tennessee
TENN
Aesculus sylvatica
UCHT019254 Tennessee
UCHT
Aesculus sylvatica
UCHT019250 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Aesculus sylvatica
UCHT019253 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Aesculus sylvatica
UCHT019249 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Aesculus sylvatica
APSC0017296 Polk Tennessee Joey Shaw, Dwayne Estes, Sunny Hart, Emily Blyveis, Aaron Floden, and Rob Shepard
APSC
Aesculus sylvatica
HTTU016003 DeKalb Tennessee
HTTU
Aesculus sylvatica
BRIT155934 Tennessee
VDB
Aesculus sylvatica
BRIT155929 Tennessee
VDB
Aesculus sylvatica
BRIT155928 Tennessee
VDB
Aesculus sylvatica
BRIT155926 Tennessee
VDB
Aesculus sylvatica
BRIT155927 Tennessee
VDB
Aesculus sylvatica
BRIT155930 Tennessee
VDB
Aesculus sylvatica
HTTU035963 Overton Tennessee
HTTU
Aesculus sylvatica
BRIT155932 Tennessee
VDB
Aesculus sylvatica
BRIT155924 Tennessee
VDB
Aesculus sylvatica
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Aesculus sylvatica - Milo Pyne
Aesculus sylvatica - Milo Pyne
Aesculus sylvatica - Milo Pyne
Aesculus sylvatica - Milo Pyne
Aesculus sylvatica - Milo Pyne
Aesculus sylvatica - Milo Pyne
Aesculus sylvatica - Joey Shaw
Aesculus sylvatica - Joey Shaw
Aesculus sylvatica - Joey Shaw
Aesculus sylvatica - Joey Shaw
Aesculus sylvatica - Joey Shaw
Aesculus sylvatica - Joey Shaw
Aesculus sylvatica - Joey Shaw
Aesculus sylvatica - Joey Shaw