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This small tree or shrub is 6-24' tall. In sunny situations, Red Buckeye is densely branched with a rounded crown, while in the shade it is less densely branched and its crown is more open and irregular. On older trees, the trunk bark is gray to gray-brown, somewhat rough, and divided into scaly plates, while on younger trees the trunk bark is brown, relatively smooth, and slightly bumpy


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