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


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Hypericum setosum   FAMILY Clusiaceae

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

 

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 (11/30/12):
Hypericum setosum   FAMILY Hypericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Hypericum setosum   FAMILY Clusiaceae

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

 

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3169

Forb
Annual/Biennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

Look for it in pine savannas, wet pine flatwoods, boggy areas, adjacent ditches, fireplow lines and scrapes, 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:
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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