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Also called althea. a widely cultivated shrub or small tree, Hibiscus syriacus, of the mallow family, having showy white, reddish or purplish flowers.
Also called Aaron’s-beard. a St.-John’s-wort, Hypericum calycinum, having evergreen foliage and showy yellow flowers.
a plant mentioned in the Bible. Song of Solomon 2:1.
rose of Sharon
Also called Aaron’s beard. a creeping shrub, Hypericum calycinum, native to SE Europe but widely cultivated, having large yellow flowers: family Hypericaceae
Also called althaea. a Syrian malvaceous shrub, Hibiscus syriacus (or Althaea frutex), cultivated for its red or purplish flowers


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