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12-8-15 mystery photo 052Do you know what this is? If you do, do you know specifically what kind? Please post your response under “Comments” (before peaking at others’ responses!).

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21 responses

  1. Susan Whitaker Capparelle

    Some type if seed?

    December 9, 2015 at 7:08 am

  2. Birch seed?

    December 9, 2015 at 7:15 am

  3. Laura Craft

    It is a birch seed, but I cannot remember which kind. I love when they lay on top of the snow and look like a flock of birds!

    December 9, 2015 at 7:19 am

  4. space ship ?

    December 9, 2015 at 7:29 am

  5. Jim Nordgren

    Birch seed

    December 9, 2015 at 7:32 am

  6. Laura Alexander

    yellow birch seed

    December 9, 2015 at 7:32 am

  7. Some type of bat? Linde

    December 9, 2015 at 7:35 am

  8. My initial thought was a beech bud, but the birch seed opened up is probably a more plausible guess made by the other guessers… :~)

    December 9, 2015 at 7:56 am

  9. Debbie Page

    The inside of a poinsettia. How festive!

    December 9, 2015 at 8:14 am

  10. Connie Snyderr

    I think I’ve seen these pretty little flower-like things scattered like snow beneath yellow birch trees.

    December 9, 2015 at 8:48 am

  11. Kathy

    White birch seed.

    December 9, 2015 at 9:34 am

  12. Birch seed?

    December 9, 2015 at 9:35 am

  13. Brett Huggett

    Scale of a birch catkin.

    December 9, 2015 at 9:45 am

  14. Is this a bract from a Birch (Betula sp.) seed catkin?

    December 9, 2015 at 12:57 pm

  15. Like Laura, I noticed their resemblance to birds and have always called them birch birds. Looking forward to learning which birch has such a hairy seed!

    December 9, 2015 at 2:50 pm

  16. Mimsy Beckwith

    A perfect thing.

    December 9, 2015 at 3:04 pm

  17. A birch seed! although it looks like a dinosaur footprint!

    December 9, 2015 at 4:01 pm

  18. Peter

    River birch (Betula nigra) pistillate catkin scale?

    December 9, 2015 at 4:03 pm

  19. Lucy

    Birch seed

    December 9, 2015 at 5:02 pm

  20. joanna waldman

    Hi Mary Last year I bought your calendar and loved it. I know you ordered way back…. If you have any extras I would buy 2 of them.. I have yours in my classroom and love it…… Just a bit behind the 8- ball! Let me know Best Joanna waldman

    December 9, 2015 at 5:35 pm

  21. Sam Rounds

    Open beech nut

    December 9, 2015 at 8:05 pm

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