Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2556

Shrub; Subshrub
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon in NC-SC Piedmont, rare elsewhere (an endemic)

Look for it in dry woodlands, sandhills, edges of granitic flatrocks, edges of Altamaha Grit outcrops, roadbanks, per Weakley's Flora

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...Dry

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple - needle-like
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Yellow
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5 persistent sepals
5 petals
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 lloydii   FAMILY Hypericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Hypericum lloydii   FAMILY Clusiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 126-01-012:
Hypericum lloydii   FAMILY Hypericaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Lloyd's St. Johnswort, Sandhills St. Johnswort, Piedmont St. Johnswort


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image of Hypericum lloydii, Lloyd's St. Johnswort, Sandhills St. Johnswort, Piedmont St. Johnswort

Keith Bradley    kab_h_lloydii_2529

September    Lancaster County    SC

Forty Acre Rock Heritage Preserve

A dwarf shrub with 0.5-1", linear leaves (like conifer needles), per Wildflowers of the Sandhills Region.