What is that tiny "flower" that the Curiosity rover spotted on Mars? I think it's plastic (again), but at least one commenter isn't so sure. What do you think?

http://photoblog.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/01/03/16329185-curiosity-rover-studies-rocks-and-a-flower-on-mars

Photo: NASA / JPL-Caltech / MSSS
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