Have you ever pulled a violet plant up at this time of year and noticed what look like little buds clustered near the crown of the root? When I was cleaning out my square foot garden this morning I pulled out a violet plant and saw the cluster shown in 8387. Then I saw an opened pod (8390) with no seeds, and I thought it might be a dried flower sepal. Finally I cracked open one of the bud/pod-like structures and saw rows of tiny yellow seeds. I love drawing as research.