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Old 04-10-2009, 08:41 PM   #11781
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Not leechy nuts and not rice balls

Another hint: They're kind of like a chia-pet in that they come to life with water!
animal or vegetable?
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Old 04-11-2009, 01:54 AM   #11782
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chrysanthemum buds?
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Old 04-11-2009, 06:10 AM   #11783
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Cyanara (Cynara) Cardunculus; Cardoon
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Old 04-11-2009, 08:53 AM   #11784
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They are not flowers like you would plant in your yard, but they do bloom.
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Old 04-11-2009, 09:01 AM   #11785
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they look like those little Chinese paper flowers
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Old 04-11-2009, 09:04 AM   #11786
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They are Chinese/Asian, and they are flowers of a sort, but not paper.

You're getting vvverrryyyyy close.
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Old 04-11-2009, 09:26 AM   #11787
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I know them...& I call them Chinese paper flowers lol
but I can't remember the correct name...how annoying, I used to have them in the garden...they are little & they close up when the sun goes in
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Old 04-11-2009, 09:34 AM   #11788
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Is is a type of lotus? Maybe an aquatic flower of some sort?
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Old 04-11-2009, 09:43 AM   #11789
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mesembryantheum ?
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Old 04-11-2009, 10:25 AM   #11790
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Here's a really, really good hint:

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