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


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Hypericum fasciculatum   FAMILY Clusiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 126-01-013:
Hypericum fasciculatum   FAMILY Hypericaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Peelbark St. Johnswort


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image of Hypericum fasciculatum, Peelbark St. Johnswort

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide    pnd_hyfa_001_lvd

        

image of Hypericum fasciculatum, Peelbark St. Johnswort

JK Marlow    jkm160416_227

April    Lowndes County    GA

An erect shurb, many-branched above, spongy and thickened below, per Guide to the Wildflowers of SC.

image of Hypericum fasciculatum, Peelbark St. Johnswort

Keith Bradley    kab_h_fasciculatum_77052

May    Martin County    FL

Jonathan Dickinson State Park

 

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Hypericum fasciculatum   FAMILY Clusiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 126-01-013:
Hypericum fasciculatum   FAMILY Hypericaceae

 

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2626

Shrub
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon

Look for it in wet pine savannas, beaver ponds, upland depression ponds, per Weakley's Flora

map
Click here to see a more detailed map from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium,

or click here to see a map from SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.

 

...Wet

LEAVES:
Evergreen
Simple - linear
Opposite
Leaves sessile

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

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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