Bulrush seeds

A bag of bulrush seeds

A bag of bulrush seeds

Looking slightly suspicious, this is a bag of bulrush seeds – just one flower head’s worth.

How many are there? I’ve no idea – it must be thousands. Has anyone ever counted them?

Its the sort of crazy thing somebody must have done somewhere, sometime.

Bulrush seeds (Typha latifolia)

Bulrush seeds (Typha latifolia)

Click here for a little video snippet of a blue tit ‘feeding on bulrush seeds’. I wonder whether it really is eating the bulrush seeds – maybe its actually trying to get at some of those little beasties living amongst the seeds.

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One Response to “Bulrush seeds”

  1. Ruth Says:

    I think there are 300,000 seeds.

    any prizes this time?

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