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Multiple nectaries on a zinnia?

Posted by ed12715 Iowa (My Page) on
Wed, Jun 23, 10 at 22:51

Hi,

I am a beginning gardener, growing zinnias for the first time. One of my zinnias actually has multiple nectaries on one blossom/stem - I count four! They are not as large as the nectary on a typical zinnia, but they are definitely there and distinct from one another. Is this unusual?

Thanks!
Erin


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RE: Multiple nectaries on a zinnia?

  • Posted by brandon7 6b (like 7b now) TN (My Page) on
    Wed, Sep 22, 10 at 11:22

It appears we have no zinnia experts.


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RE: Multiple nectaries on a zinnia?

I thought the nectaries in Zinnia were like those in other Asteraceae, surrounding the base of the style inside the base of each floret.


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