Taxon: Hypericum androsaemum L.

Genus: Hypericum
Section: Androsaemum
Family: Hypericaceae
Nomen number: 19558
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:784. 1753
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 30-Aug-2002 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 21-Jun-2007
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 7 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Invasive Pl Spec)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Econ Pl Aust; Invasive Pl Spec)

Distributional Range:


  • Africa

    • Northern Africa: Algeria ; Tunisia
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Caucasus: Armenia ; Azerbaijan ; Georgia ; Russian Federation Dagestan
    • Middle Asia: Turkmenistan
    • Western Asia: Iran ; Turkey
  • Europe

    • Middle Europe: Belgium ; Switzerland
    • Northern Europe: Ireland ; United Kingdom
    • Southeastern Europe: Bulgaria ; Italy ; Montenegro ; Serbia ; Slovenia
    • Southwestern Europe: France ; Portugal ; Spain

  • Naturalized

  • Africa

    • Southern Africa: Lesotho ; South Africa ; Swaziland
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia
    • New Zealand: New Zealand
  • Northern America

    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States Oregon, Washington
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States California
    • Western Canada: Canada British Columbia
  • Southern America

    • Southern South America: Chile

  • Cultivated


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