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Scientific Oddities

Flowering Seedpod

"A seed pod on Bibbs Gambers HEAVENLY VISITATION times FORTUNES DEAREST has a weird lavender purple bloom coming out of it. (Daylily Robin)"

Hem seedpod with bloom inside and

"...I do not have a good close up shot of the bloom. Ed Myers came by tonight and dissected the pod. It contained 5 seeds and a mutated bloom attached to the shell and not coming out of a seed. Bloom contained a pistil and one stamen." (personal communication)

-- Sharon Fitzpatrick


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