Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


721

Shrub
Perennial

Native to Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Rare

Look for it on rock outcrops & in rocky woodlands, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun partial shade ...Dry

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Opposite

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

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Reddish-brown
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Malpighiales

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Hypericum frondosum   FAMILY Clusiaceae

GREATER THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Hypericum aureum

GREATER THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Hypericum splendens

 

COMMON NAME:
Golden St. Johnswort