Thursday, February 12, 2015

Germany - North Rhine-Westphalia

postcardbook:  Alleen / Alleys / Allees
Aesculus hippocastanum (Rosskastanie)

Nordrhein-Westfalen, Deutschland
(North Rhine, Westfalen, Germany)

Photo:  Josef Bieker

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Aesculus hippocastanum (Rosskastanie) is a large deciduous tree, commonly known as Horse-chestnut or Conker tree.

The statue is of a dog, but I can't find any information on why it's there.  If you know the story, please leave a message.  Thanks 

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