Ubiquitous winged seedscomments (2) February 20th, 2012 in gallery
These winged seeds began blowing into our garden here in the Pacific Northwest about four weeks ago, in January. Each one is about 1.5 inches long. The seed head is sharp, like a tooth, and it stands perpendicular to the wing, in contrast to maple seeds. A raised ridge or spine runs along the "back" of the seed. Any help identifying the arboreal source of these seeds would be greatly appreciated.
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