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Yellow Buckeye/Painted Buckeye
Aesculus sylvatiaca Bartram
A tree with a rounded crown and upright clusters of showy yellow flowers. Leaves are opposite and palmately compound. The fruits are large shiny brown poisonous seeds; maturing in early autumn. They are found in rich, moist, deep soils from river bottoms to deep mountain valleys or slopes; in mixed forests. The largest of the buckeyes, it is abundant in Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
Some other species that have been planted as ornamentals:
Ohio Buckeye - Aesculus glabra Willd.
Yellow Buckeye – Aesculus flava Soland.
Painted Buckeye – Aesculus sylvatica Bartr.
Red Buckeye – Aesculus pavia L.