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Related to aesculus glabra: horse chestnut, Aesculus hippocastanum, Aesculus parviflora, Aesculus pavia
(see also Horse Chestnut) Grows to 90 ft (30m). Nuts are high in tannins like acorns, meaning they need to be heated/roasted and leached in multiple changes of water (or left in running stream) for 5 days before consuming.
Edible Plant Guide © 2012 Markus Rothkranz