Lilac

Asked June 9, 2018, 12:18 PM EDT

I have a lilac bush that flowered over a month ago and the flowers were trimmed off just when they started to wither. Now I have a couple, what looks like a few sprigs of what looks like blossoms of some sort. Groups of tiny white buds that also include mixed in with them green leafy-like pods.

What might these be?

Howard County Maryland shrubs seed pods normal growth lilac

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Would you be able to send us photos so that we can take a look at what you describe? You can attach (upload) up to three photos to this reply.

ckc

This is one spent flower that hid from you. The pods are how they make seeds.
There is more detail at this Extension publication:
https://web.extension.illinois.edu/dmp/palette/080420.html

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