Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Malpighiales
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Read more about Peelbark St. Johnswort at Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 126-01-013:
Hypericum fasciculatum FAMILY Hypericaceae
Peelbark St. Johnswort
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April Lowndes County GA
An erect shurb, many-branched above, spongy and thickened below, per Guide to the Wildflowers of SC, 1st ed. (Porcher & Rayner, 2001).
Flora of North America
Habitat: Wet pine savannas, beaver ponds, upland depression ponds, per Weakley's Flora
Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Common (uncommon in Coastal Plain of GA & SC) (rare in NC Coastal Plain)
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Simple - linear
5 persistent sepals
TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!
- Guide to the Wildflowers of SC, 1st ed. (Porcher & Rayner, 2001) p316
- Guide to the Wildflowers of SC, 2nd ed. (McMillan, Porcher, Rayner, & White; 2022) p394
- Native Shrubs and Woody Vines of the Southeast (Foote & Jones, 1989) p096
- Wildflowers of the Carolina Lowcountry (Porcher, 1995) p189
- Field Guide to the Wildflowers of Georgia (Chafin, 2016) p224
- Woody Plants of the Southeastern US: A Winter Guide (Lance, 2004) p167
- Wildflowers of the Sandhills Region (Sorrie, 2011) p250
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