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Need Id of this strange seed.

Posted by Mabraxam Mexico (My Page) on
Wed, Apr 9, 14 at 18:51

I found this seed the past week on my backyard, and my mom said it was a tick, and burn it, the next day i found 2 of them an they doesnt have head or legs, so i opened one to see what was inside, nd it seems like a seed, since that day i fid 1-3 seeds every day but there are no trees nearby, and 2 times i have saw them fall from my roof, but when i look on the roof there's nothing.

So does anyone now what it is?


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RE: Need Id of this strange seed.

forgot to tell you that its size is a bit smaller than a bean, adn here is a foto of the other side of the seed


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RE: Need Id of this strange seed.

Castor Oil Bean/Ricinus communis=highly toxic


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thx i found that one of my neighbors have one on his back yard, about the toxicity of the seed, do i have to care?


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If there are children or animals around that might put the seed or any part of the plant in their mouth, that might be cause for concern.


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RE: Need Id of this strange seed.

Ricin is highly poisonous. A dose the size of a few grains of salt is enough to kill an adult human. It has been used in quite a few assasinations & other dirty deeds.


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