Castor Bean (Ricinus communis)
Scientific Name: Ricinus communis
Common Name: Castor Bean
Berries/Fruits: 1 inch capsule that contains 3 seeds
Flowers: Rust-colored without true petals. Appear in clusters on stems
Description: Usually grown as an annual. May grow 6-15 feet tall. Leaves alternate and may be up to 3 feet in diameter. Leaves are lobed and have 5-11 points.