OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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Most habitat and range descriptions were obtained from Weakley's Flora.

Your search found 37 taxa in the family Hypericaceae, St. John's-wort family, as understood by Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

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Common Name: Pineland St. Johnswort

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Hypericum suffruticosum   FAMILY: Hypericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Hypericum suffruticosum   FAMILY: Clusiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Hypericum suffruticosum 126-01-001   FAMILY: Hypericaceae

 

Habitat: Pine savannas and flatwoods

Common in GA, uncommon in SC (historically in NC, but not recently seen)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: St. Andrew's Cross

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Hypericum hypericoides   FAMILY: Hypericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Hypericum hypericoides ssp. hypericoides   FAMILY: Clusiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Hypericum hypericoides 126-01-002   FAMILY: Hypericaceae

 

Habitat: Dry forests and woodlands

Common (uncommon in Carolina Mountains)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Straggling St. Johnswort, Low St. Johnswort, Creeping St. Andrew's Cross

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Hypericum stragulum   FAMILY: Hypericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Hypericum hypericoides ssp. multicaule   FAMILY: Clusiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (MISSPELLED) Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Hypericum stragalum 126-01-003   FAMILY: Hypericaceae

 

Habitat: Dry rocky or sandy woodlands

Common (uncommon in GA Piedmont, uncommon in NC Coastal Plain) (rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: St. Peter's-wort, St. Andrew's Cross, St. Peter's Cross

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Hypericum crux-andreae   FAMILY: Hypericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Hypericum crux-andreae   FAMILY: Clusiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Hypericum stans 126-01-004   FAMILY: Hypericaceae

 

Habitat: Pine flatwoods, pine savannas, bogs, seeps, mesic to dryish forests and woodlands

Common in Coastal Plain (uncommon elsewhere in GA-NC-SC)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Low St. Peter's-wort

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Hypericum tetrapetalum   FAMILY: Hypericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Hypericum tetrapetalum   FAMILY: Clusiaceae

 

Habitat: Wet pinelands and in depressional wetlands (open or dominated by Taxodium ascendens)

Uncommon

Native to Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Virginia Marsh St. Johnswort, Common Marsh St. Johnswort

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Triadenum virginicum   FAMILY: Hypericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Triadenum virginicum   FAMILY: Clusiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Hypericum virginicum 126-01-005   FAMILY: Hypericaceae

 

Habitat: Bogs, fens, tidal swamps and marshes, other peaty wetlands

Common in Coastal Plain (rare elsewhere)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Southern Marsh St. Johnswort

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Triadenum tubulosum   FAMILY: Hypericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Triadenum tubulosum   FAMILY: Clusiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Hypericum tubulosum 126-01-006   FAMILY: Hypericaceae

 

Habitat: Bogs, peaty wetlands, drawdown sloughs along rivers, drawdown shorelines along man-made reservoirs

Rare

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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speaker icon Common Name: Walter’s Marsh St. Johnswort, Greater Marsh St. Johnswort

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Triadenum walteri   FAMILY: Hypericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Triadenum walteri   FAMILY: Clusiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Hypericum walteri 126-01-007   FAMILY: Hypericaceae

 

Habitat: Swamp forests and marshes

Common in Coastal Plain, uncommon in Piedmont, rare in Mountains

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Shrubby St. Johnswort

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Hypericum prolificum   FAMILY: Hypericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Hypericum prolificum   FAMILY: Clusiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Hypericum prolificum 126-01-008   FAMILY: Hypericaceae

 

Habitat: Bogs, seepages, dry rocky forests, rock outcrops, riverside prairies

Common (rare in Coastal Plain) (rare in GA Piedmont)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Golden St. Johnswort, Cedar Glade St. Johnswort

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Hypericum frondosum   FAMILY: Hypericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Hypericum frondosum   FAMILY: Clusiaceae

 

Habitat: Rock outcrops and rocky woodlands; also in dry disturbed areas

Rare in GA (waifs in the Carolinas)

Native to Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Mountain Bushy St. Johnswort, Dense-flowered St. Johnswort

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Hypericum densiflorum   FAMILY: Hypericaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Hypericum densiflorum   FAMILY: Clusiaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Hypericum densiflorum 126-01-009   FAMILY: Hypericaceae

 

Habitat: Bogs, streambanks, dry to moist forests, rock outcrops, moist forests, pine savannas

Common in Carolina Coastal Plain & NC Mountains, uncommon in Mountains of GA & SC (rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Interior Bushy St. Johnswort

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Hypericum interior   FAMILY: Hypericaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Hypericum densiflorum   FAMILY: Clusiaceae

 

Habitat: Rocky forests, riverbanks, seeps, especially over limestone or dolostone

Uncommon

Native to Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: bedstraw St. Johnswort

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Hypericum galioides   FAMILY: Hypericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Hypericum galioides   FAMILY: Clusiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Hypericum galioides 126-01-010   FAMILY: Hypericaceae

 

Habitat: Wet pine savannas, wet pine flatwoods, pools, edges of bottomlands

Common in Coastal Plain

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Sandhill St. Johnswort, Atlantic St. Johnswort

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Hypericum tenuifolium   FAMILY: Hypericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Hypericum tenuifolium   FAMILY: Clusiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Hypericum reductum 126-01-011   FAMILY: Hypericaceae

 

Habitat: Pine flatwoods, pine savannas, longleaf pine sandhills

Common (rare in SC)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Lloyd's St. Johnswort, Sandhills St. Johnswort, Piedmont St. Johnswort

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Hypericum lloydii   FAMILY: Hypericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Hypericum lloydii   FAMILY: Clusiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Hypericum lloydii 126-01-012   FAMILY: Hypericaceae

 

Habitat: Dry woodlands, longleaf pine sandhills, edges of granitic flatrocks, edges of Altamaha Grit outcrops, roadbanks

Uncommon in Carolina Piedmont (rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Peelbark St. Johnswort

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Hypericum fasciculatum   FAMILY: Hypericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Hypericum fasciculatum   FAMILY: Clusiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Hypericum fasciculatum 126-01-013   FAMILY: Hypericaceae

 

Habitat: Wet pine savannas, beaver ponds, upland depression ponds

Common (uncommon in Coastal Plain of GA & SC) (rare in NC Coastal Plain)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Granite Dome St. Johnswort, Mountain St. Johnswort, Buckley's St. Johnswort, Dwarf St. Johnswort

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Hypericum buckleyi   FAMILY: Hypericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) PLANTS National Database: Hypericum buckleii   FAMILY: Clusiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Hypericum buckleyi 126-01-015   FAMILY: Hypericaceae

 

Habitat: Thin soil in seasonal seepage around rock outcrops, particularly granitic exfoliation domes

Rare

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Glade St. Johnswort

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Hypericum dolabriforme   FAMILY: Hypericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Hypericum dolabriforme   FAMILY: Clusiaceae

 

Habitat: Limestone glades and barrens

Rare

Native to Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Barrens St. Johnswort, Roundfruit St. John's-wort

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Hypericum sphaerocarpum   FAMILY: Hypericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Hypericum sphaerocarpum   FAMILY: Clusiaceae

 

Habitat: Limestone glades and barrens, prairies

Rare in GA

Native to Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Early St. Johnswort, Naked St. Johnswort, Streamside St. Johnswort

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Hypericum nudiflorum   FAMILY: Hypericaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Hypericum nudiflorum   FAMILY: Clusiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Hypericum nudiflorum 126-01-016   FAMILY: Hypericaceae

 

Habitat: Streambanks, moist forests, swamps

Common (uncommon in GA Piedmont, rare in Mountains)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: early St. Johnswort

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Hypericum apocynifolium   FAMILY: Hypericaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Hypericum nudiflorum   FAMILY: Clusiaceae

 

Habitat: Mesic bluffs and ravines, ridges and natural levees in floodplains

Rare

Native to Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Roundpod St. Johnswort

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Hypericum cistifolium   FAMILY: Hypericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Hypericum cistifolium   FAMILY: Clusiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Hypericum cistifolium 126-01-017   FAMILY: Hypericaceae

 

Habitat: Pine savannas, wet pine flatwoods

Common in Coastal Plain (rare elsewhere)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Pineweed, Orange-grass, Orangeweed

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Hypericum gentianoides   FAMILY: Hypericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Hypericum gentianoides   FAMILY: Clusiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Hypericum gentianoides 126-01-018   FAMILY: Hypericaceae

 

Habitat: Fields, rock outcrops, woodland borders, eroding areas, pond margins, pine flatwoods

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Drummond's St. Johnswort, Nits-and-lice

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Hypericum drummondii   FAMILY: Hypericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Hypericum drummondii   FAMILY: Clusiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Hypericum drummondii 126-01-019   FAMILY: Hypericaceae

 

Habitat: Dry woodlands, woodland borders, fields

Uncommon (rare in Mountains)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Hairy St. Johnswort

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Hypericum setosum   FAMILY: Hypericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Hypericum setosum   FAMILY: Clusiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Hypericum setosum 126-01-020   FAMILY: Hypericaceae

 

Habitat: Pine savannas, wet pine flatwoods, boggy areas, adjacent ditches, fireplow lines, and scrapes

Common in Coastal Plain (rare elsewhere)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Creeping St. Johnswort, Bog St. Johnswort

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Hypericum adpressum   FAMILY: Hypericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Hypericum adpressum   FAMILY: Clusiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Hypericum adpressum 126-01-021   FAMILY: Hypericaceae

 

Habitat: Boggy depressions

Rare (historically in NC, but not recently seen)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Canada St. Johnswort

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Hypericum canadense   FAMILY: Hypericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Hypericum canadense   FAMILY: Clusiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Hypericum canadense 126-01-022   FAMILY: Hypericaceae

 

Habitat: Bogs, pine savannas, ditches

Common in Carolina Coastal Plain, uncommon in NC Mountains (rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Common Dwarf St. Johnswort

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Hypericum mutilum var. mutilum   FAMILY: Hypericaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Hypericum mutilum   FAMILY: Clusiaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Hypericum mutilum 126-01-024   FAMILY: Hypericaceae

 

Habitat: Bogs, fens, marshes, shores, other wet habitats

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Coppery St. Johnswort

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Hypericum denticulatum   FAMILY: Hypericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Hypericum denticulatum   FAMILY: Clusiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Hypericum denticulatum var. denticulatum 126-01-025a   FAMILY: Hypericaceae

 

Habitat: Wet pine savannas, wet pine flatwoods, adjacent ditches, borrow scrapes, blackwater stream shores

Common in Carolina Coastal Plain (rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Harper's St. Johnswort

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Hypericum harperi   FAMILY: Hypericaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Hypericum harperi   FAMILY: Clusiaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Hypericum denticulatum var. acutifolium 126-01-025b?   FAMILY: Hypericaceae

 

Habitat: Clay-based Carolina bays, other upland depression ponds, with Taxodium ascendens

Uncommon in GA, rare in SC

Native to South Carolina & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Radford's St. Johnswort, Brushy Mountain St. Johnswort

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Hypericum radfordiorum   FAMILY: Hypericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Hypericum radfordiorum   FAMILY: Clusiaceae

(?) INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Hypericum denticulatum var. acutifolium 126-01-025b??   FAMILY: Hypericaceae

 

Habitat: Shallow circumneutral soil mats of granitic domes in the Brushy Mountains

Rare

Native to North Carolina

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Strict St. Johnswort, Sharpleaf St. Johnswort

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Hypericum virgatum   FAMILY: Hypericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Hypericum virgatum   FAMILY: Clusiaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Hypericum denticulatum var. acutifolium 126-01-025bc   FAMILY: Hypericaceae

 

Habitat: Hardpan woodlands, rock outcrops, woodland borders, glades and barrens (especially over mafic or ultramafic rocks)

Common (uncommon in SC Coastal Plain, rare in GA Coastal Plain)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: European St. Johnswort, Common St. Johnswort, Klamath-weed

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Hypericum perforatum   FAMILY: Hypericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Hypericum perforatum   FAMILY: Clusiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Hypericum perforatum 126-01-026   FAMILY: Hypericaceae

 

Habitat: Fields, pastures, roadsides, woodland borders

Common (rare in Coastal Plain)

Non-native: Europe

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Spotted St. Johnswort

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Hypericum punctatum   FAMILY: Hypericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Hypericum punctatum   FAMILY: Clusiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Hypericum punctatum 126-01-027   FAMILY: Hypericaceae

 

Habitat: Fields, woodland borders

Common (uncommon in GA Coastal Plain)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Blue Ridge St. Johnswort

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Hypericum mitchellianum   FAMILY: Hypericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Hypericum mitchellianum   FAMILY: Clusiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Hypericum mitchellianum 126-01-029   FAMILY: Hypericaceae

 

Habitat: Grassy balds, grassy openings, forests, seepages, at moderate to high elevations (generally at 1000-1900 m or more)

Uncommon in NC Mountains

Native to North Carolina

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Mountain St. Johnswort

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Hypericum graveolens   FAMILY: Hypericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Hypericum graveolens   FAMILY: Clusiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Hypericum graveolens 126-01-030   FAMILY: Hypericaceae

 

Habitat: Grassy balds, grassy openings, forests, at high elevations (1200 m or more)

Rare

Native to North Carolina

 


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camera icon Common Name: Aaron's Beard

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Hypericum calycinum   FAMILY: Hypericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Hypericum calycinum   FAMILY: Clusiaceae

 

Habitat: Disturbed areas, persistent and rarely naturalized from plantings

Non-native: southeast Europe & Asia Minor

 


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