Photos of Hypericum-ellipticum-~-pale-St-Johns-wort

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Hypericum ellipticum ~ pale St Johns wort



Hypericum-ellipticum-~-pale-St-Johns-wort


Characteristics:

  • OBL

  • Michigan C Value: 9

  • moist sandy shores and clearings, marshy beach flats, river borders, bogs

  • leaves are simple, stalkless and opposite, oval to elliptic

  • tight clusters of smaller leaves are often in the axils

  • stems are hairless, somewhat 4 angled

  • stems erect and mostly unbranched except for a few branches in the flower cluster

  • fruit is upright, oval capsule, rounded at the tip into a beak, turning dark purplish red at maturity

  • native



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