Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


724

Forb
Perennial

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

Common

Look for it in bogs, marshes, other wet habitats, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Yellow/ Yellow-orange
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5 persistent sepals
5 petals
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Hypericum mutilum var. mutilum   FAMILY Hypericaceae

LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Hypericum mutilum   FAMILY Clusiaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 126-01-024:
Hypericum mutilum   FAMILY Hypericaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Common Dwarf St. Johnswort


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image of Hypericum mutilum var. mutilum

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_hymu_001_lvd

        

image of Hypericum mutilum var. mutilum

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide    pnd_hymu_004_lvd

        

image of Hypericum mutilum var. mutilum

JK Marlow    jkm120623_070

June    Greenville County    SC

Ashmore Heritage Preserve

Leaves paler beneath, per Weakley's Flora.

image of Hypericum mutilum var. mutilum

JK Marlow    jkm120623_071

June    Greenville County    SC

Ashmore Heritage Preserve

Leaves ovate to elliptic, up to 1.5" long & 0.5" wide & rounded at the base, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.

image of Hypericum mutilum var. mutilum

JK Marlow    jkm120623_177

June    Greenville County    SC

Ashmore Heritage Preserve

Leaves 3-5 nerved, tip obtuse, base clasping, sessile, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Hypericum mutilum var. mutilum

JK Marlow    jkm120623_193

June    Greenville County    SC

Ashmore Heritage Preserve

Inflorescence w many normally sized leaves & leaflike bracts, appearing leafy, per Weakley's Flora.

image of Hypericum mutilum var. mutilum

JK Marlow    jkm140612_787

June    Greenville County    SC

Furman University

Five yellow to yellow-orange petals, pistil with 3 styles, 5-15 stamens, per www.illinoiswildflowers.info.

image of Hypericum mutilum var. mutilum

JK Marlow    jkm120704_524

July    Greenville County    SC

Ashmore Heritage Preserve