Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2226

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

Look for it in woodlands, rock outcrops, woodland borders, per Weakley's Flora

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partial shade

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Yellow
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5 persistent sepals
5 petals
50-80 stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Hypericum virgatum   FAMILY Clusiaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 126-01-025bc:
Hypericum denticulatum var. acutifolium   FAMILY Hypericaceae

GREATER THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas
Hypericum denticulatum var. recognitum

 

COMMON NAME:
Strict St. Johnswort