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Canary Island St. Johnswort
Hypericum canariense L.

Overview

Appearance
Hypericum canariense is a perennial shrub that can grow up to 9.8 ft. (3 m) tall.
Foliage
Leaves are lanceolate, waxy, opposite, with a prominent midvein and green coloring through winter and orange during summer before they fall off.
Flowers
Flowers are orange-yellow in color and 0.6 in. (1.5 cm) across with 5 sepals, 3 stigmas, 5 petals, and several anthers. Flowering occurs from April to June.
Fruit
Fruits are dry capsules that release hundreds of very small seeds that are 0.04 in. (1 mm) in length from July through August.
Ecological Threat
Hypericum canariense can be found in wet or moist locations including coastal scrub, and forests. It is native to the western 5 of the Canary Islands.

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Maps


EDDMapS Distribution - This map is incomplete and is based only on current site and county level reports made by experts, herbaria, and literature. For more information, visit www.eddmaps.org

EDDMapS Distribution

State Regulated List - This map identifies those states that list this species on their regulated list. For more information, visit Invasive.org

State Regulated List

Taxonomic Rank

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Dilleniidae
Order: Theales
Family: Clusiaceae
Genus: Hypericum

Other System Links

Plants: HYCA11
GRIN: 19562
ITIS: 21431

Categories

Category: Shrub or Subshrub