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Wisteria pods (photo)

Wisteria is a genus of the pea family (Fabaceae) so it’s no surprise that that these look like, well, peas in a pod – actually, they’re more like beans.

We cut back a huge wisteria and found beautiful, velvety pods hiding among the forest of leaves – most around 25cm long. There was also a lone stem of flowers that had forgotten to bloom in April. (Click image for higher-res).

Wisteria pods and flower

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2 thoughts on “Wisteria pods (photo)

  1. Aren’t they wonderful! In the spring there’s a huge one at the bottom of Jimena that covers the whole house with it’s gorgeous flowers.

    Posted by Wendy Kate | July 14, 2014, 6:00 pm
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