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



SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Hypericum frondosum   FAMILY Clusiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America

Hypericum frondosum

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

Hypericum aureum

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

Hypericum splendens

 

COMMON NAME:
Golden St. Johnswort, Cedar Glade St. Johnswort


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image of Hypericum frondosum, Golden St. Johnswort, Cedar Glade St. Johnswort

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_hyau_001_lvd

        

image of Hypericum frondosum, Golden St. Johnswort, Cedar Glade St. Johnswort

JK Marlow    jkm0404e_33

April    Haywood County    NC

Corneille Bryan Native Garden

Cone-shaped capsules about 0.6" long have numerous small black seeds, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians (Horn, Cathcart, Hemmerly, & Duhl, 2005).

image of Hypericum frondosum, Golden St. Johnswort, Cedar Glade St. Johnswort

JK Marlow    jkm110416_897

April    Etowah County    AL

Leaves opposite, 1.2"-2.5" long and 0.4"-0.6" wide, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians (Horn, Cathcart, Hemmerly, & Duhl, 2005).

image of Hypericum frondosum, Golden St. Johnswort, Cedar Glade St. Johnswort

JK Marlow    jkm110417_995

April    Cleburne County    AL

Mount Cheaha

Bark papery, the smooth portion shiny brown or metallic gray, per Woody Plants of the Southeastern US: A Winter Guide (Lance, 2004).

image of Hypericum frondosum, Golden St. Johnswort, Cedar Glade St. Johnswort

JK Marlow    jkm0407j_13

July    Haywood County    NC

Corneille Bryan Native Garden

1-3 showy flowers with broad green bracts at the ends of branches, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians (Horn, Cathcart, Hemmerly, & Duhl, 2005).

image of Hypericum frondosum, Golden St. Johnswort, Cedar Glade St. Johnswort

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_hypericum_frondosum_4

July        

 

 

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Hypericum frondosum   FAMILY Clusiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Hypericum frondosum

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

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

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

721

Shrub
Perennial

Habitat: rock outcrops and rocky woodlands; also in dry disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

Native to Georgia

Rare in GA (waifs in the Carolinas)

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LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Yellow
Radially symmetrical
5 persistent sepals
5 petals
Superior ovary
Bisexual

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer?
Reddish-brown
Capsule

 

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