Latin name: Aesculus californica (Spach) Nutt.
  Pronunciation: EES-kew-lus ka-li-FOR-ni-ka

  Common name: California buckeye
  Family: Sapindaceae (Buckeye)
  Habitat: Dry slopes and canyons below 4000', stream
  edges, foothill woodlands

  Blooming period: May to June
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Aesculus
  2) californica

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