Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2625

Shrub
Perennial

Native to Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - -

Uncommon

Look for it in wet pinelands and in depressional wetlands (open or dominated by Taxodium ascendens), per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Yellow
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
4(2) sepals
4 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 tetrapetalum   FAMILY Hypericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Hypericum tetrapetalum   FAMILY Clusiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Ascyrum tetrapetalum

 

COMMON NAME:
Low St. Peter's-wort