The trumpet weed was a type of large plant with cup-like ends found on the planet of Dac. Once fossilized, trumpet weeds could be polished and turned into art objects. The Quarren Tikkes, Senator of Dac around 32 BBY, once offered his colleague Palpatine of Naboo three large pearls from the seas of his homeworld, held in the ends of such fossilized trumpet weeds. The Naboo senator subsequently displayed them in his apartment suite as a part of his collection of historic art and artifacts.
Behind the scenesEdit
A set of three fossilized trumpet weeds appeared in Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace. In real life, "trumpet weed" is one of the vernacular names of the Eutrochium purpureum, a North American flowering plant with white blossoms.
- Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace (First appearance)
- Inside the Worlds of Star Wars: Episode I (Picture only)
- The Official Star Wars Fact File 32 (COR11-12, Coruscant - Palpatine's Apartments)
- Star Wars: Complete Locations (Picture only)