TG1122 : Horse chestnut (Aesculus hippocastanum)

taken 11 years ago, near to Booton, Norfolk, Great Britain

Horse chestnut  (Aesculus hippocastanum)
Horse chestnut (Aesculus hippocastanum)
In the warm spring sunshine the young leaves have burst the protective shells of their buds.

The horse chestnut is a deciduous tree the seeds, leaves, bark, and flowers of which have been used to treat a variety of conditions and diseases. During the two world wars, horse-chestnuts were used as a source of starch.It grows to a height of over 30 metres; in Britain the nuts are used for the popular children's game conkers.
Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]   © Copyright Evelyn Simak and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
+
+
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
TIP: Click the map for Large scale mapping
Change to interactive Map >
Grid Square
TG1122, 19 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
  (find more nearby)
Date Taken
Tuesday, 8 April, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 8 April, 2008
Category
Flora   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 116 223 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:45.4307N 1:8.1314E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 116 223
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
Looking for a postcode? Try this pageExternal link
Clickable map
+


Image classification(about): Supplemental image
This page has been viewed about 12 times.
View this location: KML (Google Earth) · Google MapsExternal link · Bing MapsExternal link · OS Map Checksheet · Geograph Map · geotagged! More Links for this image
NW N NE
W Go E
SW S SE
[Mark
You are not logged in login | register