Thursday, June 10, 2010

The Three Phases of Garlic - Day 253

CrabMama says that this is garlic.  I think that it is an UberCool plant.  The top pod-like thing starts out milky white.  It then grows transparent, opens and then opens further.  Here are the three phases:

1. The full sack:

2. The first buds:

3. Then the buds open further:


  1. Those are really cool -- I especially like the vignetting in the second and third pictures. The Allium genus produces some neat flower heads.