The Purple Pinecone is a very rare flora species that acts as a harvesting node. It can be harvested for salt deposits without the use of any tools. Two can always be located southeast from Wreck 9 in the Northwestern Mushroom Forest. Purple Pinecones are unable to be scanned, and therefore have no databank entry.
The Purple Pinecone is a small, spherical purple flower-shaped flora that seems to have a tough surface. It emits a dull bioluminescent glow.