Plant ID forum: Bush Morning Glory (Ipomoea carnea); in Houston

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jmorth
Feb 22, 2012 12:46 PM CST
Seed pod exfoliate from tree in downtown Houston collected last summer. What tree sired this beauty?
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Name: Hetty
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Dutchlady1
Feb 22, 2012 1:45 PM CST
Could it be a chestnut?
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plantladylin
Feb 22, 2012 4:56 PM CST
Hetty: I first thought maybe Chestnut too but the hairy stuff is inside the shell, I thought all Chestnuts had the hairy looking stuff outside? I will keep watching because I sure am curious as to what three this seed/nut is from:

Chestnuts:

Chinese Chestnut (Castanea mollissima)

Sweet Chestnut (Castanea sativa)

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Name: Ginger
Fountain, Florida (Zone 8b)
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gingin
Feb 24, 2012 11:52 AM CST
My first thought is morning glory bush...it's seeds are furry/hairy
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plantladylin
Feb 24, 2012 11:58 AM CST
Ginger: Good eye! It could be seeds from Ipomoea carnea:

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Bush Morning Glory (Ipomoea carnea)

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jmorth
Feb 24, 2012 1:15 PM CST
I think you're on to something; I de-haired one and found the actual seed is in appearance triangular (w/ one side rounded) like morning glory seeds.
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Name: Ginger
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gingin
Feb 24, 2012 2:00 PM CST
yup...that's what they look like
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jmorth
Feb 24, 2012 2:32 PM CST
Thanks for the help.
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