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Monday, November 23, 2009

"Winter" Wildflowers V

The pods on the evening primrose plants are fun -- you can almost see them popping open when you see their four sections curling outward. The pictures below focus on one capsule from different angles, but each stem has well over 10, and the numerous seeds spill out if the pods are tipped at all.

4 comments:

  1. Have fun getting them (the seeds) out of your hair!

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  2. I'm not sure how they would get in my hair in the first place...

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  3. Naomi, what have you been up to in the evening primrose patch?

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  4. Well sometimes you just can't wait.

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