What is the plant with these seed pods? I remember it was a nice plant. I want to keep the seeds, but I would like to know what kind of plant it is.

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  • What do the leaves of the plant look like? Can you get a photo of them? – Jurp Aug 26 '18 at 21:22
  • I think all leaves disappeared - all what is left is on photos, but I am going to doublecheck. @Jurp – Aleksandar M Aug 26 '18 at 21:38
  • Gosh, I think this is a Rue. – stormy Aug 26 '18 at 22:16
  • When you crush the leaves or debris, is there a strong earthy pungent smell? – stormy Aug 26 '18 at 22:22

It's a valvate capsule, possibly from some species of Hibiscus. I have helped collect Sorrel in the Caribbean for tea, very similar shape as this fruit but the sorrel is deeply red.


the stalks look like a Lychnis coronaria,
but the seeds are big.

Agrostemma githago (corn-cockle) ?
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agrostemma_githago - http://www.inspection.gc.ca/vegetaux/semences/analyse-designation-de-categorie/identification-de-semences/agrostemma-githago/fra/1404825489475/1404825490522 (see pictures of seeds at bottom)

or Vaccaria ?

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