Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2629

Shrub
Perennial

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

Common (rare in Mountains, uncommon in GA Piedmont)

Look for it on streambanks, in moist forests, per Weakley's Flora

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...Moist

LEAVES:
Tardily deciduous
Simple
Opposite

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

FRUIT:
Summer
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Malpighiales

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

LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Hypericum nudiflorum   FAMILY Clusiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 126-01-016:
Hypericum nudiflorum   FAMILY Hypericaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Early St. Johnswort, Naked St. Johnswort