Horse Chestnut blossoms (Aesculus hippocastanum)
Last week the local horse chestnut blossoms were spectacular! Unfortunately, four days of high heat did them in for this year.
Squirrels love the nuts, sometimes known as conkers. However they are non-edible for humans.
A closer view of the blossoms
Unfortunately it was a windy day, so the blossoms are not as clear as I would like. When I went back to take a better shot, the blossoms had faded with the heat!
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