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|Family: Hypericaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Hypericum||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Hypericum androsaemum L.
Habit: Evergreen shrub, 30--70 cm. Stem: erect, many, branching. Leaf: sessile, 4--12 cm, ovate, tip rounded or obtuse, margins densely gland-dotted. Inflorescence: flowers 1--11 per stem. Flower: sepals spreading or deflexed, 6--12 mm, unequal, ovate, rounded; petals 6--10 mm, <= sepals, obovate, yellow; stamens 20--25 per group; ovary 4--5 mm, elliptic; styles 2--2.5 mm. Fruit: 7--12 mm, broadly elliptic. Seed: +- 1 mm, red-brown.
Ecology: Shaded woodland; Elevation: 180 m. Bioregional Distribution: SnFrB (Berkeley Hills); Distribution Outside California: to British Columbia; native to Europe, western Asia. Flowering Time: Jun Note: Ornamental, occasionally escaping from cultivation.
eFlora Treatment Author: Robert E. Preston & Jennifer Talbot
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Hypericum anagalloides
Next taxon: Hypericum calycinum
Citation for this treatment: Robert E. Preston & Jennifer Talbot 2016. Hypericum androsaemum, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=77418, accessed on February 11, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 11, 2016.