Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Shrub; Forb
Perennial/Annual/Biennial

Native & non-native

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

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full sun ...Wet ...Moist ...Dry

LEAVES:
Deciduous or Evergreen
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Yellow/Pink
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
2, 4 or 5 sepals
4-5 petals
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/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 spp.   FAMILY Hypericaceae

VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 126-01-000:
Hypericum spp.   FAMILY Hypericaceae

Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Hypericum/ Ascyrum/ Triadenum/ Sarothra spp.

 

COMMON NAME:
St. Johnswort, Hypericum


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image of Hypericum spp., St. Johnswort, Hypericum

JK Marlow    jkm0507h_33

July    Pocahontas County    WV

Roadside

image of Hypericum spp., St. Johnswort, Hypericum

JK Marlow    jkm060710_121

July    Tucker County    WV

Monongahela National Forest

image of Hypericum spp., St. Johnswort, Hypericum

JK Marlow    jkm060710_126

July    Tucker County    WV

Monongahela National Forest

image of Hypericum spp., St. Johnswort, Hypericum

JK Marlow    jkm060723_192

July    Transylvania County    NC

Blue Ridge Parkway

image of Hypericum spp., St. Johnswort, Hypericum

JK Marlow    jkm060723_194

July    Transylvania County    NC

Blue Ridge Parkway

image of Hypericum spp., St. Johnswort, Hypericum

JK Marlow    jkm0410j_05

October    Rutherford County    NC

Chimney Rock Park