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Great St Johns Wort

Hypericum calycinum

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13 Comments

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 10 years ago

No worries Emma. I've just seen a lot of them, same with H. perforatum...

Hema
Hema 10 years ago

Daniel, it is Hypericum calycinum!!
You are a Hypericum expert!

Hema
Hema 10 years ago

thanks for letting me know Daniel.i will do a quick check and be back!

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 10 years ago

Emma I wonder whether this is rather Hypericum calycinum, which is prostrate with solitary flowers. H. perforatum has flowers in cymes.

Hema
Hema 10 years ago

pyoung,this is used as a herbal remedy for Depression.
Just ,yesterday I saw a spotting of the same flower ,very clear and pretty.

p.young713
p.young713 10 years ago

Yes, Emma I agree with you! The deer are very hard to spot in the wild, they are so beautiful! Oh and I think this photo is very interesting. The color is pretty and I never saw a plant like this.

Hema
Hema 10 years ago

no luck in that area. though i saw a beautiful Deer with antlers!! It was very shy and it ran away. Spotting wild life in the wild is truly an exhilarating feeling.

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 10 years ago

Means fully dripping sweat making atmosphere...its nice to see snakes (and many reptiles) climbed on shrub plants...!!

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 10 years ago

Means fully dripping sweat making atmosphere...its nice to see snakes*and many reptiles) climber on shrub plants...!!

p.young713
p.young713 10 years ago

Very good photo!

Hema
Hema 10 years ago

Ashish, I was waiting to hear that:))
It is 101 degrees today and I totally accidentally tumbled upon this spotting.
Yes , I will try and get under exposed image when i go on that side again..

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 10 years ago

Emma, Can you take little and more under exposed images (if able to shoot again)
This is very spectacular flower..!!

Hema
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Long Beach, California, USA

Spotted on Jun 22, 2011
Submitted on Jun 22, 2011

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