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Aesculus glabra - Wikipedia


The tree species Aesculus glabra is commonly known as Ohio buckeye, American buckeye, ... cm (0.79–1.18 in) in diameter, brown with a whitish basal scar. The foliage and fruits contain tannic ...

Are buckeyes poisonous? | Reference.com


A: A buckeye nut is a nut-like seed from a buckeye tree. The nuts are typically ¾ inch to 1 inch in diameter and are poisonous to humans and livestock.

Cindy Decker commentary: Squirrels the only foe a buckeye can't ...


Sep 27, 2015 ... All parts of the tree are toxic — leaves, bark and nuts — because of compounds ... For humans, the best way to use a buckeye nut might be as a ...

Information About Buckeye Nuts | DoItYourself.com


They're popular with children, some people use them as lucky charms, and they ... Buckeye nuts are actually mildly toxic in their uncooked state, but you can eat ...

Appalachia & Beyond: Poisonous Plants Series Part 2 {Nuts, Seeds ...


Mar 11, 2011 ... The nut of a Buckeye tree is similar in appearance to a chestnut, but you ... ( especially in early Spring) contain a toxin that is harmful to humans.

Buckeye Nuts - Lucky Mojo


... the buckeye is thought by many people in the eastern and southern United States to ... The buckeye tree (Aesculus glabra) is a relative of the chestnut and the ... both acorns and buckeyes, but there were many other easily edible nuts in the ...

Buckeye—National Tree Candidate - Arbor Day Foundation


Buckeyes are distinctive trees, known for their early spring flowers. ... And while highly poisonous, buckeye seeds contain much protein and were used as a food source by Native ... We inspire people to plant, nurture and celebrate trees.

Can animals eat bottlebrush buckeye without being poisoned? | NPIN


Jun 13, 2013 ... ... eat the nuts and leaves from the bottlebrush buckeye shrub without ... and foliage of Aesculus species are poisonous to humans if eaten.

Read before foraging: How to identify the poisonous horse chestnut ...


Oct 25, 2013 ... Read before foraging: How to identify the poisonous horse chestnut ... Horse chestnuts, conker trees, buckeyes—call them what you like; just don't ... Taste receptors in humans once served as evolutionary defenses, helping ...

I was told that just touching a Ohio Buckeye seed will make a person ...


Sep 7, 2013 ... I was told that just touching a Ohio Buckeye seed will make a person sick. ... Any part of the plant, if ingested, is poisonous but just touching it is not harmful. ... that occurs to the people who wear them at OSU football games.

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Can you eat buckeye nuts? | Reference.com


The buckeye nut can only be eaten if it is removed from the shell and roasted. ... it contains tannic acid and other chemicals that are mildly poisonous to humans.

Ohio Buckeye | Plants toxic to animals | Veterinary Medicine library ...


Ohio Buckeye or Horse Chestnut (Aesculus glabra Willd.) Description ... Poisoning does not always follow when animals feed on the tree. In experimental  ...

ohio buckeye - US Department of Agriculture


Warning: Ohio buckeye is highly toxic when taken ... Despite the poisonous properties to humans and ... Native, small trees, most less than 15 m tall (rarely to .