HM - 2014

2014 // HM // Mr. Edwin Lee // Carrollton, TX, USA
Specimen: Shepherd's purse seed pod, treated in a lye-water solution to render the pod's outer wall nearly transparent. Capsella burse-pastoris, a common weed and part of the mustard family, produces small triangular-shaped seed pods. The plant is commonly used in Asian cooking, tea and herbal medicines
Technique: Captured at 6x using brightfield microsopy
Tags: Plant // Brightfield

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