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


(?) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Hypericum calycinum   FAMILY Clusiaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Aaron's Beard


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image of Hypericum calycinum, Aaron's Beard

Ferdinand Bauer    wik_hypericum_calycinum_b

        

An illustration from John Sibthorp's Flora Graeca, circa 1795 (public domain).

image of Hypericum calycinum, Aaron's Beard

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_h_calycinum_z

May        

Single 3" yellow flowers in spring and summer, per NC State University Cooperative Extension.

image of Hypericum calycinum, Aaron's Beard

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_hypericum_calycinum_2

May        

Leaves 3-4" long, medium to dark green above, bluish-green below, per NC State University Cooperative Extension.

 

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

(?) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Hypericum calycinum   FAMILY Clusiaceae

 

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3743

Shrub
Perennial

Non-native: Southeast Europe & Asia Minor

Documented growing wild in - - -

Look for it in disturbed areas, where it has naturalized from plantings, per Weakley's Flora

map
Click here to see a more detailed map from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium,

or click here to see a map from SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.

 

LEAVES:
Evergreen
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Yellow
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5 petals
Numerous stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Capsule

 

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