Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Malpighiales
Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Read more about Peelbark St. Johnswort at Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
Peelbark St. Johnswort
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April Lowndes County GA
An erect shurb, many-branched above, spongy and thickened below, per Guide to the Wildflowers of SC.
Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC
Look for it in wet pine savannas, beaver ponds, upland depression ponds, per Weakley's Flora
Simple - linear
5 persistent sepals
TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!
- Guide to the Wildflowers of SC p316
- Native Shrubs and Woody Vines of the Southeast p096
- Wildflowers of the Carolina Lowcountry p189
- Woody Plants of the Southeastern US: A Winter Guide p167
- Wildflowers of the Sandhills Region p250