TomH3787 wrote:The seeds look like something from a plant in the Apiaceae family (e.g. cumin seeds) but I don't recognize the foliage.
I would have to agree with TomH, they do looks a lot like cumin seeds. The seeds are very small (only about 3mm or 1/8 of an inch long). What would be some other key characteristics to look for if it is in the Apiaceae family?
I agree that the plants and seeds both look very much like they are in the carrot family (Apiaceae). Could be a wild parsnip or angelica species . . . Is there any particular aroma when the foliage is crushed?
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Thats the one, Ami majus!
So heres whats going on... I was given several different seeds for a project in a plant ecology course. The assignment was to figure out what plant the seeds originated from. Information could be gathered by any means, dichotomous keys, crowd sourcing, etc. Because one of the plants was not producing adequate growth (was only showing young leaves, and there was no flowering) I was provided with that final photograph that showed up on the flickr page.
Thanks for all your help spoonlegs! The intermediary information you were providing was very good as well. From original information provided that truly looked like the right direction. If you dont mind me asking, how did you find the exact same photo?