Laburnum Tree (Laburnum anagyroides)

Highly poisonous tree that should be avoided. Don't know why it was planted. In ignorance I expect. In the photo you can see the seed pods that can be attractive to children. Aparently there are some 3000 cases of poisoning per year of children eating the seeds, thankfully no fatalities. On a brighter note, it does make a striking looking tree. Posted by Picasa