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Mystery Seed of the Week 215

The bird probably dropped this plant into our yard.

mystery-seed-head-215The dried seed head looks rather like an old mop.

mystery-seeds-215-2When I opened them, I found these.

mystery-seeds-215-1What do you think? Are they the seeds?

vb-215Just to be sure, this is a photograph of the seeds of this plant by Jose Hernandez (hosted by the USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database).

Do you recognize what plant these seeds are from? If you choose to, please leave a comment with your ideas.

New mystery seeds and Seed of the Week answers are posted on Tuesdays.

4 thoughts on “Mystery Seed of the Week 215

  1. Craig

    Roberta,

    In the literature they are simply referred to as papillae, i am not sure of their function.

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