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 ...
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.
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 ...
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.
May 15, 2015 ... WOOSTER, Ohio — Spring's a great time for Buckeye nuts to plant their own
source of buckeye nuts. ... The nuts are toxic and can't be eaten but find good
uses in crafts, especially for ... That goes for both people and livestock.
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.
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.
... 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
Ohio Buckeye or Horse Chestnut (Aesculus glabra Willd.) Description ...
Poisoning does not always follow when animals feed on the tree. In experimental
Buckeye poisoning: Buckeye is a shrub or small tree which contains a toxic
compound called aesculin that can cause gastrointestinal or neuromuscular ...