Bulrush seeds – the answer!

Bulrush (Typha latifolia)

Bulrush (Typha latifolia)

I said I thought someone would have been mad dedicated enough to count how many seeds there are in a bulrush flower head, and indeed it turns out there was such a person.

One Richard Yeo.

So the answer to the question how many seeds are there in a bulrush flowerhead is usually around 220,000 per seed head.

Ruth wins the prize for her remarkably good estimate of 300,000!

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One Response to “Bulrush seeds – the answer!”

  1. tony Says:

    Brilliant, but how many germinate?

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