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Apr 28, 2014 7:36 PM CST
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Name: Leslieray Hurlburt
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I can't find a reliable source of info on this. I have Origanum dictamnus and its common name is "Dittany of Crete". Is this perhaps a typo dictamnus vs. dictamnus and common name not varietal? I tip my hat to you.
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Apr 28, 2014 8:01 PM CST
Name: Lori
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Yes, right on both counts. It's a typo and incorrect usage... It should be Origanum dictamnus, and Dittany of Crete is a common name, not a cultivar name.

@zuzu
I have tried to submit a correction, but the correct entry also exists, so I can't submit it. Could you please move the photo to the correct entry and delete this incorrect one?
Thanks,
Lori
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Apr 28, 2014 10:22 PM CST
Name: Sandi
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Thanks for catching the typo. I took a photo of the botanical name, as written on the tag, in Zilker Botanical Garden's herb garden.
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Apr 28, 2014 11:45 PM CST
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All fixed. Thanks for the correction. Smiling
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Apr 28, 2014 11:55 PM CST
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By the way, Lori, I never received your "summons." For future reference, the use of @ followed by the member name doesn't work if it's added in an edit. It has to be included in an original post.
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Apr 29, 2014 2:51 PM CST
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Name: Leslieray Hurlburt
Sacramento California (Zone 9b)
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I tip my hat to you.
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Jun 25, 2015 4:04 PM CST
Thread OP
Name: Leslieray Hurlburt
Sacramento California (Zone 9b)
The WITWIT Badge Region: California Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Xeriscape Native Plants and Wildflowers Salvias
Foliage Fan Lover of wildlife (Black bear badge) Birds Bee Lover Hummingbirder Butterflies
Is there a way to delete this entire thread or is that verboten? @zuzu I tip my hat to you.
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Jun 25, 2015 4:51 PM CST
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Name: Zuzu
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Hi, Leslie. There's really no reason to delete the thead, is there? It might be of use to someone someday. Smiling
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