Mystery Seed of the Week 214

Sometimes the identity of the plant is a mystery to me, too.

mystery-seed-214Take this legume I found growing behind the local home improvement store.

mystery-seed-pods-214The tree is covered with these pods.

It took me several visits over several months to finally figure out its identity. 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.


  1. Craig

    Leucaena leucocephala

  2. Roberta

    Okay, not as hard as I thought 🙂

  3. Craig

    Haha…its a very common weed along waterways where i live…it is also used a bit in our cattle grazing areas as a fodder crop.

  4. Roberta

    They are cropping up here as street trees, something which we just might regret later on.

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