OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Hypericum setosum   FAMILY Hypericaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Hypericum setosum   FAMILY Clusiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Hypericum setosum

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 126-01-020:
Hypericum setosum   FAMILY Hypericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Hypericum setosum

 

COMMON NAME:
Hairy St. Johnswort


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image of Hypericum setosum, Hairy St. Johnswort

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_hypericum_setosum2

July    Richmond County    NC

Small, yellow, 5-petaled flowers in a branchng inflorescence near stem top, per Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers.

image of Hypericum setosum, Hairy St. Johnswort

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_hypericum_setosum1a

September    Richmond County    NC

Leaves acsending, often so tightly appressed as to obscure stem's surface, per Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Hypericum setosum   FAMILY Hypericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Hypericum setosum   FAMILY Clusiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Hypericum setosum

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 126-01-020:
Hypericum setosum   FAMILY Hypericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Hypericum setosum

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3169

Forb
Annual/Biennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Common in Coastal Plain (rare elsewhere)

Habitat: pine savannas, wet pine flatwoods, boggy areas, adjacent ditches, fireplow lines, and scrapes, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

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

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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