Seeds and other parts of this plant are highly toxic!
Summer, Winter and Fall habit of the hippocastanum - Horsechestnut tree.
Winter terminal bud of Horse-chestnut. Buds is shiny and sticky.
Palmately compound leaf, with 5 to 7 leaflets.
Flowers with 5 white petals, in large, terminal clusters
The fruit is a round, prickly, leathery capsule with large, shiny, brown seeds each with a pale scar. Capsule splits into 3 parts
All photos on this page were taken at The Morton Arboretum Lisle, Illinois.
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