OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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



SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Hypericum buckleii   FAMILY Clusiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America

Hypericum buckleyi

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 126-01-015:

Hypericum buckleyi   FAMILY Hypericaceae

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

Hypericum buckleyi

 

COMMON NAME:
Granite Dome St. Johnswort, Mountain St. Johnswort, Buckley's St. Johnswort, Dwarf St. Johnswort


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image of Hypericum buckleyi, Granite Dome St. Johnswort, Mountain St. Johnswort, Buckley's St. Johnswort, Dwarf St. Johnswort

Will Stuart    wil_8453538063_ca785e773c

June        NC

Blue Ridge Parkway

Decumbent matted shrub, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968).

image of Hypericum buckleyi, Granite Dome St. Johnswort, Mountain St. Johnswort, Buckley's St. Johnswort, Dwarf St. Johnswort

Will Stuart    wil_8453538437_ea44835208

June        NC

Blue Ridge Parkway

Flowers solitary or in small, flat-topped inflorescences, per Wildflowers & Plant Communities of the Southern Appalachian Mountains and Piedmont (Spira, 2011).

image of Hypericum buckleyi, Granite Dome St. Johnswort, Mountain St. Johnswort, Buckley's St. Johnswort, Dwarf St. Johnswort

JK Marlow    jkm0507n_15

July    Transylvania County    NC

Blue Ridge Parkway

Capsules ovoid, 8-12mm long, ca. 5mm broad, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968).

image of Hypericum buckleyi, Granite Dome St. Johnswort, Mountain St. Johnswort, Buckley's St. Johnswort, Dwarf St. Johnswort

JK Marlow    jkm0508c_16

August    Transylvania County    NC

Blue Ridge Parkway

Leaves elliptic or obovate, apex rounded or shallowly notched, base cuneate, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968).

image of Hypericum buckleyi, Granite Dome St. Johnswort, Mountain St. Johnswort, Buckley's St. Johnswort, Dwarf St. Johnswort

JK Marlow    jkm140913_690

September    Jackson County    NC

Blue Ridge Parkway

 

 

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Hypericum buckleii   FAMILY Clusiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Hypericum buckleyi

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 126-01-015:
Hypericum buckleyi   FAMILY Hypericaceae

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

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

719

Shrub
Perennial

Habitat: Thin soil in seasonal seepage around rock outcrops, particularly granitic exfoliation domes, per Weakley's Flora

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Rare

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LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer
Yellow
Radially symmetrical
5 persistent spatulate or obovate sepals
5 petals
Superior ovary
Bisexual

FRUIT:
Summer
Capsule

 

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