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Mark-EMark-E Pontypridd, WalesPosts: 175

Long shot but can anyone please identify this seed please?


  • Not even convinced that it is a seed capsule.
    Might it be an unformed  flower bud that just got knocked off??
    I would be tempted to gently take it see what lies inside.
    Perthshire. SCOTLAND .
  • B3B3 Posts: 21,537
    It looks to me a bit like a large seed that was cut in half and healed over.
    In London. Keen but lazy.
  • fidgetbonesfidgetbones Posts: 15,874
    I think the flat bit is where it was attached .  Google pacific iris seed photos, and see if you get a match.
    You don't stop doing new things because you get old, you get old because you stop doing new things. <3
  • JennyJJennyJ DoncasterPosts: 6,164
    The shape reminds me of the seed pods of grape hyacinths (muscari) but bigger and less papery-looking, so something from a bulb is possibly a good call.
  • kippsattackskippsattacks Midlands, IrelandPosts: 15

  • Mark-EMark-E Pontypridd, WalesPosts: 175
    Hi all, thanks for your help. We will plant it and see if it grows 👍
  • B3B3 Posts: 21,537
    Be sure to let us know😊
    In London. Keen but lazy.
  • UffUff SW Scotland but born in DerbyshirePosts: 1,745
    Where did you find it Marl-E? Might that be a clue to what it is? 
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