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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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.
... 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
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.
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.
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 ...
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.