aesculus glabra


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buckeye

(see also Horse Chestnut) Grows to 90 ft (30m). Nuts are high in tannins like acorns, meaning they need to be heated/roasted and leached in multiple changes of water (or left in running stream) for 5 days before consuming.
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The six most important species, based on RIV (in descending order), were Juglans nigra, Populus deltoides, Ulmus americana, Aesculus glabra, Fraxinus pennsylvanica and Acer negundo.
saccharum, Aesculus glabra, Carpinus caroliniana, Fraxinus pennsylvanica, Juglans nigra, Platanus occidentalis, Populus deltoides, Ulmus americana, and U.
The dominant overstory species are Platanus occidentalis, Ulmus americana and Aesculus glabra (Table 3).