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Horse Chestnut (Aesculus hipocastanum) - Studley Park

Observed: 29th October 2011 By: jja28
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Ancient Horse Chestnut (Aesculus hipocastanum) - Studley Royal - 29 Oct 11 (2)
Ancient Horse Chestnut (Aesculus hipocastanum) - Studley Royal - 29 Oct 11 (2) 1
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Species with which Sweet Chestnut (Castanea sativa) interacts

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hilaryp's picture

Sweet Chestnut

The leaves on the tree in this photo look like pointed ovals, like a Sweet Chestnut, not like the divided leaflets found on the Horse Chestnut.

hilaryp

Refugee's picture

Agree

I didn't think of looking at the ends of the leaves hilaryp is right.
I got it by looking at the bark and the sucker growth in the trunk.

Refugee