*Note: Buckeye nuts have been known to be slightly poisonous becuse of elevated levels of tannic acid and should not be consumed by humans so keep them out of your mouth and around your neck on gameday ; )
|Yellow buckeye trees next to Captina Creek. Note the branches |
that are bent toward the ground and the fact these trees
have no leaves left even when others in the forest have yet to
|Yellow buckeye husks are smooth on the outside and can contain|
up to five nuts. The entire structure can be as large as an orange
while ripening in the tree before falling to the ground.