Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2628

Shrub
Perennial

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

Common (uncommon in GA & SC)

Look for it in pine flatwoods, pine savannas, sandhills, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple - linear
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 tenuifolium   FAMILY Hypericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Hypericum reductum   FAMILY Clusiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 126-01-011:
Hypericum reductum   FAMILY Hypericaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Sandhill St. Johnswort


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image of Hypericum tenuifolium

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide    pnd_hyre3_002_lvd

        

image of Hypericum tenuifolium

Keith Bradley    kab_h_tenuifolium_77022

May    Martin County    FL

Jonathan Dickinson State Park

A semi-decumbent shrub, per Native Shrubs and Woody Vines of the Southeast.

image of Hypericum tenuifolium

Keith Bradley    kab_h_tenuifolium_77033

May    Martin County    FL

Jonathan Dickinson State Park

Leaves linear, leaf surface dull. Primary branches w 6 ridged or winged angles, per Weakley's Flora.