Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3730

Subshrub; Forb
Perennial

Native to Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare (an endemic)

Look for it in limestone glades and barrens, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Yellow
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5 persistent, very unequal, sepals
5 petals
120-200 stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Hypericum dolabriforme   FAMILY Clusiaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Glade St. Johnswort


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image of Hypericum dolabriforme

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_hydo_001_lvd

        

image of Hypericum dolabriforme

Mason Brock    mab_hypericumdolabriforme

June    Logan County    KY

Logan County Glade State Nature Preserve

Leaves narrow, without evident lateral veins, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.

image of Hypericum dolabriforme

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_h_dolabriforme_c

July        

Sepals very unequal. Petals more than 0.35" long. Stamens 120-200, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.

image of Hypericum dolabriforme

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_h_dolabriforme_1

August