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Weird hard, shell type thing growing on bougainvillea? This little thing is completely attached to a small branch, can't be pulled off. Anyone know what it is?! Thanks!

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looks like a gall to me : its a plant response to a wound from some biting the plant. gall wasps are the primary culprit in my experience.
cut it off if it bothers you.

13 Feb, 2014

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