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Old 06-13-2014, 11:23 AM   #7
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Originally Posted by back40bean View Post
I'm new here and I'm not sure if I'm doing this correctly. I hope I have attached 3 pics. The first should be Silene virginica. Two is Rhododendron calendulaceum and 3 may be (I hope) Actaea pacypoda. Well, here goes.
Welcome aboard, back40bean!

Yes, you were able to post the three pictures (as I'm sure you've already noticed). I remember when all of this was new to me...I'm sure there are still some tricks I need to learn.

Very unusual petals on your Silene virginica--at least mine never looked so toothed/jagged.

As far as I can tell, the 3rd does look like Actaea pacpoda (I had to do an image search since my knowledge of botanical names is somewhat sporadic. Looks like what I call "doll's eyes" to me.
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