Photo: Red Pine Cone

Photo: Red Pine Cone

Some sort of reproductive device on a plant. It’s not a pine cone but it looks like one.

According to Jessica H., this is a ginger cone of the Zingiberaceae family, which is actually an angiosperm. Pine cones are conifers which are more primitive than angiosperms.

Fujifilm FinePix A360, 1/30, F2.8, 5.8mm, ISO87, 2005-10-23T13:53:40-04, 2005-10-23_13h53m40

Location: 1985 S. Carpenter Ave., Orange City, FL  32763-7334

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