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St John's Wort

Hypericum perforatum

Description:

Saint John's wort is the plant species Hypericum perforatum, and is also known as Tipton's weed, chase-devil, or Klamath weed. With qualifiers, St John's wort is used to refer to any species of the genus Hypericum. Therefore, H. perforatum is sometimes called common St John's wort to differentiate it. St John's wort is widely known as an herbal treatment for mild forms of depression.

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1 Comment

pamsai
pamsai 8 years ago

Thanks Daniele... I thought this was Hypericum, but didn't realize Hypericum was St John's Wort. One learns a lot on projectnoah!

pamsai
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pamsai

Miravet, Catalunya, Spain

Spotted on Jun 15, 2012
Submitted on Jun 20, 2012

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