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


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Hypericum cistifolium   FAMILY Clusiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 126-01-017:
Hypericum cistifolium   FAMILY Hypericaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Roundpod St. Johnswort


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image of Hypericum cistifolium, Roundpod St. Johnswort

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_hyci_001_lvd

        

image of Hypericum cistifolium, Roundpod St. Johnswort

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide    pnd_hyci_003_lvd

        

image of Hypericum cistifolium, Roundpod St. Johnswort

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_h_cistifolium1

August    New Hanover County    NC

Leaves lance-shaped or narrowly elliptic, to about 2" long and 3/8" wide, per Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers.

image of Hypericum cistifolium, Roundpod St. Johnswort

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_h_cistifolium1b

August    New Hanover County    NC

Flowers with 5 quarter-inch petals, borne in a showy cymose inflorescence, per Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers.

 

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Hypericum cistifolium   FAMILY Clusiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 126-01-017:
Hypericum cistifolium   FAMILY Hypericaceae

 

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3168

Shrub
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common (rare in Piedmont)

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

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

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LEAVES:
Tardily deciduous
Simple
Opposite

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

FRUIT:
Summer
Capsule

 

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