Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Malpighiales
Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Read more about Canada St. Johnswort at Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 126-01-022:
Hypericum canadense FAMILY Hypericaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Canada St. Johnswort
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Bruce A. Sorrie bas_hypericum_canadense1
July Moore County NC
Leaves opposite, sessile, linear, 6-30mm long & to 3mm wide, blunt-tipped, per Wildflowers of the Sandhills Region (Sorrie, 2011).
Bruce A. Sorrie bas_hypericum_canadense1b
July Moore County NC
Flowers borne in small groups, in a more-or-less flat-topped inflorescence, per Wildflowers of the Sandhills Region (Sorrie, 2011).
Flora of North America
Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Common in Carolina Coastal Plain, uncommon in NC Mountains (rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC)
CLICK HERE to see a map, notes, and images from Weakley's Flora of the Southeastern US.
Click here to see a map showing all occurrences known to SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria. (Zoom in to see more detail.)
5 persistent sepals
TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!
- Field Guide to the Rare Plants of Georgia (Chafin, 2007) p167
- Wildflowers of the Atlantic Southeast (Cotterman, Waitt, & Weakley, 2019) p251
- Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians (Horn, Cathcart, Hemmerly, & Duhl, 2005) p087
- Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains (Smith, 1998) p098
- Wildflowers of the Sandhills Region (Sorrie, 2011) p188
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