24 Nov

This small vining plant was found in the same boat ramp park as the previous 2 posts. It managed to escape the big mower and was growing over a fallen dead tree. I was exited to see it – as it was a plant I had never seen! The small white flowers yielded puffy balloon sacks around the seeds. Once the balloon dried and fell off – blueberry colored seeds appeared. Each seed has a small white “heart” shape where it was attached to the vine – hence the name Heartseed.

HeartSeed - Cardiospermum microcarpum




Heart Seed






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