new icn messageflickr-free-ic3d pan white
Red Maple Fruit (Samara) | by roddh
Back to photostream

Red Maple Fruit (Samara)

All Maples produce a fruit called a samara (or double samara), which is a pair of connected, winged seeds.

 

I found these on a small red maple at the edge of a meadow. They are pure red except at the stem.

 

[Reached #1 in 7-May-2006 Interesting on May 31.]

21,381 views
50 faves
36 comments
Taken on May 7, 2006