needle and thread seeds

lenahall(7b)February 13, 2014

is anyone familiar with this flower? a friend's mother gave me a baggie of these, which she called needle and thread flowers. she said hummingbirds love them. the seeds themselves are small and round. any ideas of what they are? i've googled needle and thread and it is a grass...

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Robert (zone 7a, Oklahoma)

Can you post a pic of the seeds with a penny or some other object as a reference for the size of the seeds?
I too searched for needle and thread plant and just got grasses.
I wonder if it might be spider plant (Cleome hassleriana)?
Wild guess on my part but you could search for images of spider plant seeds to see if yours match or not.

Good luck! :)


    Bookmark   February 20, 2014 at 9:56AM
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Caryn Bushue

I also have some seeds and was told the flower was a needle and thread. I have pictures of the plant in full bloom. It's a beautiful plant. I don't know how to post pics on here, or if I can, but if you wanted to see them I could email them or text them to you.

    Bookmark   February 21, 2015 at 10:18PM
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