1) Betulaceae Carpinus japonica, Corylus colurna, Ostrya carpinifolia
- Nut-bearing, often enclosed in interesting husks, cones or bracts.
2) Fabaceae Colutea orientalis
- Legumes, which are dry fruit in pods that dehisce (open along a seam).
3) Gunneraceae Gunnera manicata
- The fruit-bearing conical spike can reach 6 feet in length.
4) Magnoliaceae Magnolia grandiflora, M. officinalis var. biloba, M. sieboldii
- Cone-like fruits, from green to red, open to display bright orange seeds.
5) Myricaceae Morella californica
- The fruit is a drupe with a waxy coating that can be used to make candles.
6) Myrtaceae Callistemon sieberi
- Bottlebrush seed capsules remain unopened until stimulated by fire.
7) Paeoniaceae Paeonia rockii, P. suffruticosa
- Peony fruit pods will open when ripe to display black or bright red seeds.
8) Proteaceae Grevillea victoriae
- The profusion of colorful fruit on this shrub outshines many flowering plants nearby.
9) Rosaceae Rosa corymbulosa, R. davidii, R. roxburghii, Sorbus splendida
- Rosaceous fruit can be drupes, achenes, nuts, follicles, capsules and accessory fruits.
10) Sapindaceae Koelreuteria paniculata
- Sapindaceous fruit can be berries, nuts, drupes, schizocarps, capsules or samaras.