Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1867

Forb
Perennial

Native to North Carolina
Documented growing wild in - NC -

Rare, endemic to the Southern Appalachians

Look for it on grassy balds, grassy openings, forests, at high elevations (1200m or more), per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer
Yellow
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5 persistent sepals
5 petals
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Malpighiales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Hypericum graveolens   FAMILY Hypericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Hypericum graveolens   FAMILY Clusiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 126-01-030:
Hypericum graveolens   FAMILY Hypericaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Mountain St. Johnswort