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Forestry . ^SCULACE^ — BUCKEYE FAMILY Buckeye, Fetid Buckeye, Ohio Buckeye. {jEscuIus glabra) Not a large tree, up to 50 feet high. So called because the dark brown nut peeping from the prickly husk is like the half-opened eye of a buck. Leaflets 5, rarely 7, 3 to 6 inches long. Wood, soft, close- fijrained, light. A cubic foot weighs 28 lbs. Sapwood darkest, used for wooden legs and dishes.