Other common names:
Chestnut, Common Horsechestnut|
Soapberry Family (Sapindaceae), (Horsechestnut Family (Hippocastanaceae))
Tree; Large palmately compound leaves.
Ohio Buckeye (Aesculus glabra) - similar leaves: opposite and compound.
Opposite/Whorled, Compound, Entire; Opposite, palmately compound, large.
Fields and Open Areas; Where planted, usually in open areas.
Trees in Canada: 158
Common in urban areas where planted.
Horsechestnut is actually a non-native tree. However, it is not invasive, and squirrels love the nuts. But they are NOT edible by humans. Its leaves and branches are opposite.
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