Plant ID forum: My moms gift

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Feb 3, 2016 8:22 PM CST
My mom has wondered for many years what this is?
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Feb 3, 2016 8:42 PM CST

It looks like a dried Protea flower
Name: Leslieray Hurlburt
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Feb 3, 2016 8:44 PM CST
Ask her if this looks like the one. It is a Protea for sure.
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Feb 3, 2016 8:58 PM CST
Wow thank you guys ut sure looks like it! My mom has saved it for many many years & always wondered. I cant wait to let her know. She is 74 years old & will be very greatful! :)
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Feb 3, 2016 9:00 PM CST
Welcome, ryansmommy. I'm a Ryan's wife and I'm 74 but not your mother, as you already know!
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Feb 3, 2016 11:04 PM CST
Name: Dave Paul
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Feb 4, 2016 5:10 PM CST
Leslieray is right, King Protea, Protea cynaroides.

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