Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Malpighiales
Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Read more about Coppery St. Johnswort at Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
Coppery St. Johnswort
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May Williamsburg County SC
Leaves elliptic to nearly round, often erect or ascending, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.
Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC
Common in NC-SC Coastal Plain (rare elsewhere in our area)
5 persistent sepals
TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!
- Newcomb's Wildflower Guide p268
- Wildflowers of the Atlantic Southeast p252
- Wildflowers of Tennessee p063
- Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians p086
- Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains p098