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



SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Hypericum sphaerocarpum   FAMILY Clusiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America

Hypericum sphaerocarpum

INCLUDING Vascular flora of Illinois (Mohlenbrock, 2014)

Hypericum sphaerocarpon var. sphaerocarpon

INCLUDING Vascular flora of Illinois (Mohlenbrock, 2014)

Hypericum sphaerocarpum var. turgidum

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)

Hypericum turgidum

 

COMMON NAME:
Barrens St. Johnswort, Roundfruit St. John's-wort


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image of Hypericum sphaerocarpum, Barrens St. Johnswort, Roundfruit St. John's-wort

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_h_sphaerocarpum

August    Floyd County    GA

Leaves tapering to the base, often with evident lateral veins, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians (Horn, Cathcart, Hemmerly, & Duhl, 2005).

 

 

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Hypericum sphaerocarpum   FAMILY Clusiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Hypericum sphaerocarpum

INCLUDING Vascular flora of Illinois (Mohlenbrock, 2014)
Hypericum sphaerocarpon var. sphaerocarpon

INCLUDING Vascular flora of Illinois (Mohlenbrock, 2014)
Hypericum sphaerocarpum var. turgidum

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Hypericum turgidum

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3732

Subshrub; Forb
Perennial

Habitat: limestone glades and barrens, prairies, per Weakley's Flora

Native to Georgia

Rare in GA

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Yellow
Radially symmetrical
5 persistent sepals
5 petals
45-85 stamens
Superior ovary
Bisexual

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall?
Capsule

 

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