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NC Native Plant Society:
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Hypericum lloydii [=Hypericum galioides var. lloydii]

Sandhill St. John's-wort

Scientific Name:

Hypericum lloydii [=Hypericum galioides var. lloydii]

Genus:

Hypericum

Species Epithet:

lloydii

Common Name:

Sandhill St. John's-wort

Plant Type

Shrub

Life Cycle

Perennial

Plant Family

Hypericaceae (St. John's-Wort Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Invasive Status:

(*Key)

Size:

0-1 ft., 1-3 ft.

Bloom Color(s):

Yellow

Light:

Sun - 6 or more hours of sun per day

Soil Moisture:

Dry

Bloom Time:

June, July, August, September

Growing Area:

Piedmont, Sandhills, Coastal Plain

Habitat Description:

Dry woodlands, sandhills, edges of granitic flatrocks, edges of Altamaha Grit outcrops, roadbanks. Uncommon to infrequent in the lower Piedmont; generally rare to very uncommon in the Coastal Plain, including the Sandhills. It can occasionally be seen in large numbers in a few favored sites.

Leaf Arrangement:

Opposite, Whorled

Leaf Retention:

Deciduous

Leaf Type:

Leaves veined, not needle-like or scale-like

Leaf Form:

Simple

Life Cycle:

Perennial

Wildlife Value:

Important for Wildlife

Landscape Value:

Suitable for home landscapes

State Rank:

S3: Vulnerable, S4: Apparently secure (*Key)

Global Rank:

G4 - Apparently Secure (*Key)

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record



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