Nature’s Bank

Silver Dollars

I always wondered what these cool translucent pods were and I finally got around to looking it up. They seem to be the moon shaped, paper thin seed pods of the lunaria annua, or the Honesty plant. The plant, originally native to South East Asia, is otherwise known as a money plant. According to my quick research, people sometimes call them Chinese Money, Chinese Coins, or Silver Dollars. I guess I have nature’s bank in my back yard!

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Posted for the daily post weekly photo challenge: structure

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Posted on September 4, 2017, in Observations, Photography and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 10 Comments.

  1. You’ve just brought back some happy memories Terri, my grandparents used to often have Honesty seed heads in with their vase displays, they (the seeds, not my grandparents! Lol!) used to really fascinate me 🙂

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  2. We had Money Plant growing up in NJ. We would peel away the papery thin out layers to capture the seeds. They make a very lovely dried arrangement.

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  3. I feel as though I’ve seen these somewhere, but not for a long time. 🙋🐦

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  4. Beautiful pic! Appreciating nature is always refreshing!

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