Plant Database forum→Seed pod vs. fruit

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Name: Baja
Baja California (Zone 11b)
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Jun 9, 2020 9:54 AM CST
What is the difference between a seed pod and a fruit, as far as the database is concerned? In my mind they are the same thing. I am wondering why they are separate in the database.
Name: Dillard Haley
Augusta Georgia (Zone 8a)
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Jun 9, 2020 9:59 AM CST
I agree, but I suspect many folks differentiate between fleshy seed pods (fruits) and hard fibrous seed pods found on many flowering plants.

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