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What is this thing? A long slender stem about 3' tall with a sphere the size of a golf ball? Anybody know what this is?

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Hair allium or some type of craspedia perhaps? Looks quite interesting, whatever it is!

25 Jun, 2020


Would have liked to see the lower part of the shrub. It looks like a immature Scabious (Pincushion plant) flower to me.

25 Jun, 2020


I added a new picture of lower part. There are no leaves at all. It's just a stem with a 'ping-pong' ball at the end.

25 Jun, 2020


It looks like some kind of allium to me, Bathgate. Were there strap-shaped leaves there earlier this year?
It does look like an atypical Allium 'Hair'--maybe a volunteer seedling?

25 Jun, 2020


I see remnants of what must have been the strap-like leaves. Thanks everyone for your help.

26 Jun, 2020

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