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Hypericum androsaemum


From wikipedia: 'The common name tutsan appears to be a corruption of toute saine literally meaning all-healthy. This is probably in reference to its healing properties. The leaves were applied to wounds, and as a stomachic' also 'The berries which turn from white/green, to red, to black are poisonous' the wikipedia article also mentions it is an invasive plant and is 'unpalatable' to herbivores. The plant is native in some parts of Britain: the leaves are antiseptic: you can buy 'tutsan tea': it is closely related to st. johns wort which interacts with other drugs and medications, is an aborticant for livestock, so I imagine it would be wise to be cautious with consuming this plant


July 2014 folder, location approx.

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High Peak, England, United Kingdom

Spotted on Jul 6, 2014
Submitted on Jul 6, 2014

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