Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium

  Triadenum virginicum (L.) Raf. image
Photographer: Kenneth J. Sytsma           

Caroline A. Creevey
Family Hypericaceae
Triadenum virginicum (L.) Raf.
Virginia marsh St. John's-wort
Triadenum: Greek for "three glands"
virginicum: of Virginia
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, perennial, 12"-18" tall forb
Flower: pinkish, 5-parted, 1/3"-2/3" wide, sepals tapering to a sharp point; inflorescence a branched, terminal cluster (cyme); blooms July-Aug.
Fruit:cylindrical, 3 chambered, tapering capsule
Leaf:oblong, 2-3 times as long as wide, rounded at the tip, stalkless, dark-dotted below with translucent glands
Habitat: wet; bogs, shallows

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Hypericum virginicum L.

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