Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Shrub
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common (rare in Piedmont, rare in GA)

Look for it in bogs, on streambanks, dry to moist forests, rock outcrops, moist forests, pine savannas, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun partial shade ...Wet ...Moist ...Variable ...Dry

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Yellow
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5 persistent sepals
5 petals
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 densiflorum var. densiflorum   FAMILY Hypericaceae

LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Hypericum densiflorum   FAMILY Clusiaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 126-01-009:
Hypericum densiflorum   FAMILY Hypericaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Mountain Bushy St. Johnswort, Dense-flowered St. Johnswort