Plant ID forum: I know what it is.

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Name: Linda
Medina Co., TX (Zone 8a)
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LindaTX8
May 23, 2012 10:41 AM CST
It's St. John's Wort. But the species? All I know is it came from a nursery long ago and is called St. John's Wort. Apparently there a lot of Hypericum species in the database! Where do I put it?
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Name: Lin
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plantladylin
May 23, 2012 5:37 PM CST
Wow, what a beauty! I don't know Hypericum and maybe they all look alike?

Hypericum kalmianum: http://www.google.com/search?q=Hypericum+kalmianum&hl=en&prm...
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woofie
May 23, 2012 6:43 PM CST
Don't have a clue, but that is a beautiful photo! And it sure looks like the species Lin suggested, but your photo is certainly nicer than any I saw on that page!
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Name: Linda
Medina Co., TX (Zone 8a)
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LindaTX8
May 23, 2012 8:12 PM CST
Thanks, I agree, it is really pretty and I just go "wow" every spring when it starts blooming. So many kinds of St. John's Wort...who knew there were that many? I just don't know if that one is it!
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