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Aesculus californica

CALIFORNIA BUCKEYE

Hippocastanaceae
Buckeye family

Aesculus californica © Edge Of Eden


Large shrub or tree, 13–39' (4–12 m).
Leaves palmate, leaflets 5–7.
Flowers white to pale rose, ill-smelling.
Blooming May–June.
Dry slopes, canyons, borders of streams.
Elevation < 5600' (1700 m).
Northwestern California, Cascade Ranges, Sierra Nevada, Great Central Valley, Central Western California, Mojave Desert.
A California Flora p. 994 994
The Jepson Manual p. 682 685

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Last modified: February 2, 2009





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