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Jamaica Plain, MA
(Zone 6a)

August 19, 2009
6:46 PM

Post #6965348

Can't find a pic anywhere. Are they the hundreds of little "sticks" attached to the little hard ball at the center?
Thanks for any info.
West Pottsgrove, PA
(Zone 6b)

August 19, 2009
7:08 PM

Post #6965430

I've planted them but they had chaff etc., so I really don't remember, but Prairie Moon has pics:
Jamaica Plain, MA
(Zone 6a)

August 19, 2009
7:25 PM

Post #6965478

Thanks for the link, claypa! However, those didn't look quite like anything I could find on the dried flower head of my "mardi gras", so I don't quite trust that I have the answer yet. I might just have to see if I can sprout them.
(Zone 6b)

August 20, 2009
5:52 AM

Post #6967462

Jamaica Plain, MA
(Zone 6a)

August 20, 2009
1:55 PM

Post #6968118

Thank you again, Jonna! It does look like those little sticks that attach temselves to the hard round center are the seeds.

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