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


INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Hypericum nudiflorum   FAMILY Clusiaceae

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

 

COMMON NAME:
early St. Johnswort


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image of Hypericum apocynifolium, early St. Johnswort

JK Marlow    jkm100313_145

March    Gadsden County    FL

Angus Gholson Nature Park

A branching shrub to 7' tall with linear to narrowly elliptic leaves, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.

 

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

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Hypericum nudiflorum   FAMILY Clusiaceae

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

 

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3414

Shrub
Perennial

Native to Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare

Look for it on mesic bluffs and ravines, ridges and natural levees in floodplains, 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
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer
Capsule

 

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