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Sand Fringepod (Thysanocarpus curvipes)
Sand fringepod (Thysanocarpus curvipes) is an unusual, yet elegant annual herb native to western North America. As its flowers age, they open to reveal fascinating disc-like seeds which are easily transported via wind to perpetuate the growth cycle.
Sand fringepod (Thysanocarpus curvipes). Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve, Antioch, Contra Costa County, California, USA.
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