Aesculus glabra Willdenow var. glabra . Phen: Apr-May. Hab: Mesic upland and riparian forests, bluffs, ravines, stream banks; usually over calcareous substrates. Dist: Largely midwestern, but ranges east to sw. PA, e. TN, and nw. GA (Jones & Coile 1988); it is also sometimes introduced eastward of its native distribution. It occurs in TN counties adjacent to VA. Reported as likely planted and weakly naturalizing in Shenandoah County, VA (Domangue & McMullen 2013).
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Synonymy: = Ar, C, G, K1, K3, K4, NY, Du, Harris, & Xiang (2020), Hardin (1957a), Hardin (1957b); = Aesculus glabra Willd. – Tx; = n/a – RAB; < Aesculus glabra Willd. – Mi, NE, Pa, S, Tn, WV; > Aesculus glabra Willd. var. glabra – F, Il; > Aesculus glabra Willd. var. leucodermis Sarg. – F, Il; > Aesculus glabra Willd. var. sargentii Rehder – F