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 drummondii   FAMILY Hypericaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Hypericum drummondii   FAMILY Clusiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)
Hypericum drummondii

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Hypericum drummondii

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 126-01-019:
Hypericum drummondii   FAMILY Hypericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Sarothra drummondii

 

COMMON NAME:
Drummond's St. Johnswort, Nits-and-lice


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image of Hypericum drummondii, Drummond's St. Johnswort, Nits-and-lice

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_hydr_001_lvd

        

image of Hypericum drummondii, Drummond's St. Johnswort, Nits-and-lice

JK Marlow    jkm210907_3552

September    Greenville County    SC

Blackwell Heritage Preserve

Erect annual, 1-6dm tall, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Hypericum drummondii, Drummond's St. Johnswort, Nits-and-lice

JK Marlow    jkm210907_3557

September    Greenville County    SC

Blackwell Heritage Preserve

Leaves ascending, subulate, 8-18mm long, 0.5-0.8mm wide, acute, sessile, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Hypericum drummondii, Drummond's St. Johnswort, Nits-and-lice

JK Marlow    jkm210907_3558

September    Greenville County    SC

Blackwell Heritage Preserve

The 5 oblong-oval or assymmetrically-shaped petals giving a pinwheel effect, per Wildflowers of the Atlantic Southeast.

 

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Hypericum drummondii   FAMILY Clusiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)
Hypericum drummondii

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Hypericum drummondii

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 126-01-019:
Hypericum drummondii   FAMILY Hypericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Sarothra drummondii

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3279

Forb
Annual

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Uncommon (rare in Mountains)

Habitat: Dry woodlands, woodland borders, fields, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

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

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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