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



SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Hypericum mitchellianum   FAMILY Clusiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America

Hypericum ×mitchellianum

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 126-01-029:

Hypericum mitchellianum   FAMILY Hypericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)

Hypericum mitchellianum

 

COMMON NAME:
Blue Ridge St. Johnswort


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image of Hypericum mitchellianum, Blue Ridge St. Johnswort

JK Marlow    jkm0508d_01

August    Transylvania County    NC

Blue Ridge Parkway

Sessile, ovate-oblong leaves somewhat clasping, to 2.5" long, half as wide, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians (Horn, Cathcart, Hemmerly, & Duhl, 2005).

image of Hypericum mitchellianum, Blue Ridge St. Johnswort

JK Marlow    jkm0508d_08

August    Transylvania County    NC

Blue Ridge Parkway

Petals have black lines and round black glands scattered over the surface, per Weakley's Flora.

image of Hypericum mitchellianum, Blue Ridge St. Johnswort

L.L. (Chick) Gaddy    llg_blueridgestjohnswort

Month Unknown        

Blue Ridge St. Johnswort is found on grassy balds and in seepages, per Alpine South: Plants and Plant Communities of the High Elevations of the Southern Appalachians (Gaddy, 2014).

 

 

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Hypericum mitchellianum   FAMILY Clusiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Hypericum ×mitchellianum

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 126-01-029:
Hypericum mitchellianum   FAMILY Hypericaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Hypericum mitchellianum

 

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2021

Forb
Perennial

Habitat: Grassy balds, grassy openings, forests, seepages, at moderate to high elevations (generally at 1000-1900 m or more), per Weakley's Flora

Native to North Carolina

Uncommon in NC Mountains

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

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

FRUIT:
Summer
Capsule

 

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