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zman9119
05-16-2007, 05:09 PM
Hello everyone -

Got a plant here that I cannot ID. A friend of mine from Washington emailed me this picture. These just appeared, smooth at first, then started sticking out like in the picture. They are soft, like flower petals.


I am not a plant guy, so anyone have any thoughts on this one?

http://www.zimmerman-development.net/plants.jpg

thanks

MILSINC
05-20-2007, 05:46 PM
never seen anything like it.. looks interesting

AGLA
05-20-2007, 06:46 PM
I think it is a wildflower called Hooker's Ground Cone.

jameson
05-20-2007, 07:15 PM
I think it is a wildflower called Hooker's Ground Cone.

^Correct.

Boschniakia hookeri, Vancouver groundcone.


http://plants.usda.gov/java/nameSearch?mode=Scientific+Name&go.x=8&go.y=10&go=go&keywordquery=Boschniakia+hookeri

MILSINC
05-22-2007, 06:25 PM
it reminds me of a plant in my area.. it's called Indian Pipe.. It lacks chlorophyll and is one of those 'in between plant and fungus' creatures. really interesting and hard to find.

MILSINC
05-22-2007, 06:26 PM
my mistake.. it is close to the blueberry family.. not a fungus whatsoever.

Plant Buyer 83
05-23-2007, 09:50 AM
^Correct.

Boschniakia hookeri, Vancouver groundcone.


http://plants.usda.gov/java/nameSearch?mode=Scientific+Name&go.x=8&go.y=10&go=go&keywordquery=Boschniakia+hookeri

Exactly correct.

Matt

zman9119
05-23-2007, 10:10 AM
Thanks guys!


.mz