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tlm1
Jacksonville, FL
(Zone 9a)

June 23, 2012
5:50 AM

Post #9176935

Hi All!
My neighbor that speaks no english gave me these flowers and seeds this am. All I could understand was 'medicine'. They look so familiar, I feel I should know them, but alas, I don't. Can you help me?

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poisondartfrog

poisondartfrog
Barbourville, KY
(Zone 7a)

June 23, 2012
5:53 AM

Post #9176937

Cosmos sulphureus
tlm1
Jacksonville, FL
(Zone 9a)

June 23, 2012
5:55 AM

Post #9176941

I'm smacking myself upside my head right now! :-)))

Thanks!
Do you know the medicinal purpose?

themoonhowl

themoonhowl
Prairieville, LA
(Zone 9a)

June 23, 2012
10:08 AM

Post #9177215

Found these links...re Medicinal uses

http://stuartxchange.com/Cosmos.html

http://database.prota.org/dbtw-wpd/exec/dbtwpub.dll?ac=qbe_query&bu=http://database.prota.org/search.htm&tn=protab~1&qb0=and&qf0=Species Code&qi0=Cosmos sulphureus&rf=Webdisplay
tlm1
Jacksonville, FL
(Zone 9a)

June 23, 2012
1:21 PM

Post #9177393

Thanks SO much, moonhowl! Really appreciate your time, and knowledge… :-)))


edited to correct spelling….oops!

This message was edited Jun 23, 2012 3:24 PM

themoonhowl

themoonhowl
Prairieville, LA
(Zone 9a)

June 23, 2012
2:19 PM

Post #9177463

You are most welcome, Tim. Glad to help. 8-)

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