(This is a recylce from last year. I may be a bit ahead of myself, but these are popping up along the road, in the shade if you peak real hard. All pics, May 4, 5 2008 Conway, AR
Red Buckeye (Aesculus pavia), is a small deciduous tree or shrub native to the southern and eastern parts of the United States, found from Illinois to Virginia in the north and from Texas to Florida in the south.
It has a number of local names, such as scarlet buckeye, woolly buckeye and firecracker plant.