|Aesculus sylvatica inflorescence|
|Natural range of Aesculus sylvatica|
Aesculus sylvatica, the painted buckeye, is a species of shrub. The species has five leaflets that are 4.5 to 6 inches (11 to 15 cm) long and 1.5 to 2.5 inches (3.8 to 6.4 cm) wide. The flowers are yellow and occasionally have red also. The species have dry fruit and brown, scaly bark. The species is commonly found in forests and along stream banks. The shrub is poisonous, as are its seeds.
- Authors, Multiple (1986). A Guide To Filed Identification: Trees Of North America. United States: Western Publishing. pp. 218. ISBN 0-307-13658-2.
- "Poisonous Plants: Aesculus sylvatica". Poisonous Plants of North Carolina. Archived from the original on 2009-09-18. Retrieved 2009-12-05.
- Little, Elbert L. (1980). The Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Trees: Eastern Region. New York: Knopf. p. 588. ISBN 0-394-50760-6.
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