Hypericum perforatum  

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Hypericum perforatum
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Or . . St John's Wort, Tipton's Weed, Rosin Rose, Goatweed, Chase-devil, or Klamath Weed.

A poem from a manuscript dating back to 1400 declared:

St. John’s wort doth charm all witches away
If gathered at midnight on the saint’s holy day.
Any devils and witches have no power to harm
Those that gather the plant for a charm:
Rub the lintels and post with that red juicy flower
No thunder nor tempest will then have the power
To hurt or hinder your houses: and bind
Round your neck a charm of similar kind.


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06/06/14 2:30 PM GMT
Very nice with this capture, Well done Lyn.
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06/06/14 2:31 PM GMT
Such a beauty Lyn ,Nicely done.
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06/06/14 3:39 PM GMT
I didn't realize St Johns Wort had such a lovely bloom - love this presentation Lyn.
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. . . "What a desolate place would be a world without a flower! It would be a face without a smile, a feast without a welcome." A.J. Balfour
06/06/14 4:45 PM GMT
Makes good medicine too.Lovely presentation..R.
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Push the Button,Everything else is an afterthought....R.
06/06/14 5:26 PM GMT
Your presentation really rocks Lyn, beautiful! Tigs♥ =^..^=
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Nature in all her glory is my uplift on life and so is my love of photography. sandi ♪ ♫
06/06/14 6:29 PM GMT
Exquisitely gorgeous Lynn!! A masterpiece of imagery with that beautiful flower to start off with then the soft BG really help focus the eyes on the main subject and the framing adds a wonderful depth and make it all secure!!! Just magnificent!!!!!!!!
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06/06/14 6:32 PM GMT
F posting image with an extra-ordinary quality Lyn (because of the perfect match of image, poem and presentation!)

Regards, Cornelius.
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06/06/14 8:52 PM GMT
Very beautiful presentation Lyn - I love how you've framed this one.
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Life is a Constant Audition
06/06/14 10:02 PM GMT
Very nice colours, clarity and presentation here Lyn.
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Smooth seas do not make skilful sailors.
06/07/14 1:58 AM GMT
Lyn - Masterful photography!! Thad
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If I could tell the story in words, I wouldn't need to lug around a camera. ~Lewis Hine The Earth without art is just 'eh'.
06/07/14 6:50 AM GMT
Outstanding work, so pretty and elegant. Well done, Lyn.
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06/07/14 11:23 AM GMT
Fabulous capture/presentation.
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Why not go out on a limb, that is where the fruit is.... Frank Scully
06/11/14 2:22 AM GMT
Really a beautiful shot
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07/14/14 1:10 AM GMT
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