Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Seed pod

Seed pod
Originally uploaded by Trillium grandiflorum
No really, sometimes a seed pod is just a seed pod. From a Queensland lace-bark tree at the LA County Arboretum.


merricat said...

Just a seed pod? No, no. I am quite sure there is evil lurking within. Evil in the form of a beautiful downy fur that causes you to think you might die if you do not touch it.
Surprise! The luxurious fur is really poison thorns.

AE said...

What a beautiful notion! I do have a plant like that... Except instead of poison thorns, the downy fur is extremely irritating tiny sharp quills. It is like having ground glass in your flesh: