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St Johns Wort Family Hypericaceae


St John's worts are bright yellow, five petaled star shaped flowers. They range is size but all retain the primary floral characteristcs. There are several varities  found in the wild and some are grown in gardens and consequently have escaped into the wild.

The information about this group of species has been organised into reports, charts, maps and photos. Click a pic below to see the detail:

Distribution Map Some Charts Some Photographs Sites List Records List Recent Records Guidance Notes

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Perforate St Johns-wort

Hypericum perforatum

Hairy St Johns-wort

Hypericum hirsutum

Square-stalked St Johns-wort

Hypericum tetrapterum

Slender St Johns-wort

Hypericum pulchrum

Trailing St Johns-wort

Hypericum humifusum

Marsh St Johns-wort

Hypericum elodes


Hypericum androsaemum