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Hypericum  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 21416

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Ascyrum L.
 
    Sanidophyllum Small
 
  Common Name(s): St. Johnswort [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: unknown   
  Latest Record Review: 2011   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae   
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
          SuperdivisionEmbryophyta   
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                   ClassMagnoliopsida   
                      SuperorderRosanae   
                         OrderMalpighiales   
                            FamilyHypericaceae   
                               GenusHypericum L. – St. Johnswort  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Hypericum adpressum W.P.C. Barton – creeping St. Johnswort 
                                  Species Hypericum aegypticum L.  
                                  Species Hypericum anagalloides Cham. & Schltdl. – tinker's-penny, creeping St. Johnswort, tinker's penny 
                                  Species Hypericum androsaemum L. – tutsan, sweet-amber 
                                  Species Hypericum apocynifolium Small  
                                  Species Hypericum ascyron L. – great St. Johnswort 
                                  Species Hypericum beanii N. Robson  
                                  Species Hypericum brachyphyllum (Spach) Steud. – coastal plain St. Johnswort 
                                  Species Hypericum buckleyi M.A. Curtis – Buckley's St. Johnswort 
                                  Species Hypericum calycinum L. – Aaron's beard 
                                  Species Hypericum canadense L. – lesser Canadian St. Johnswort 
                                  Species Hypericum canariense L. – Canary Island St. Johnswort 
                                  Species Hypericum cerastioides (Spach) N. Robson  
                                  Species Hypericum chapmanii W.P. Adams – Apalachicola St. Johnswort 
                                  Species Hypericum cistifolium Lam. – roundpod St. Johnswort 
                                  Species Hypericum concinnum Benth. – goldwire 
                                  Species Hypericum coris L.  
                                  Species Hypericum crux-andreae (L.) Crantz – Atlantic St. Peter's-wort, St. Peterswort 
                                  Species Hypericum cumulicola (Small) W.P. Adams – highlands scrub hypericum, highlands scrub St. Johnswort 
                                  Species Hypericum densiflorum Pursh – dense St. Johnswort, bushy St. Johnswort 
                                  Species Hypericum denticulatum Walter – coppery St. Johnswort 
                                  Species Hypericum diosmoides Griseb. – Puerto Rico St. Johnswort 
                                  Species Hypericum X dissimulatum E.P. Bicknell (pro. sp.) – disguised St. Johnswort 
                                  Species Hypericum dolabriforme Vent. – straggling St. Johnswort 
                                  Species Hypericum drummondii (Grev. & Hook.) Torr. & A. Gray – Drummond's St. Johnswort, nits and lice 
                                  Species Hypericum edisonianum (Small) W.P. Adams & N. Robson – Edison's ascyrum, Arcadian St. Johnswort 
                                  Species Hypericum ellipticum Hook. – pale St. Johnswort 
                                  Species Hypericum fasciculatum Lam. – St. Johnswort, peelbark St. Johnswort 
                                  Species Hypericum formosum Kunth  
                                  Species Hypericum frondosum Michx. – cedarglade St. Johnswort 
                                  Species Hypericum galioides Lam. – bedstraw St. Johnswort 
                                  Species Hypericum gentianoides (L.) Britton, Sterns & Poggenb. – pinweed St. Johnswort, orangegrass 
                                  Species Hypericum gramineum G. Forst. – grassy St. Johnswort 
                                  Species Hypericum grandifolium Choisy  
                                  Species Hypericum graveolens Buckley – mountain St. Johnswort 
                                  Species Hypericum gymnanthum Engelm. & A. Gray – claspingleaf St. Johnswort 
                                  Species Hypericum harperi R. Keller – sharplobe St. Johnswort 
                                  Species Hypericum hircinum L.  
                                  Species Hypericum hookerianum Wight & Arn. – Hooker's St. Johnswort 
                                  Species Hypericum humifusum L. – trailing St. Johnswort 
                                  Species Hypericum hypericoides (L.) Crantz – St. Andrew's cross 
                                  Species Hypericum kalmianum L. – kalm's st. john's-wort, millepertuis de Kalm, Kalm's St. Johnswort 
                                  Species Hypericum lissophloeus W.P. Adams – smoothbark St. Johnswort 
                                  Species Hypericum lloydii (Svenson) W.P. Adams – sandhill St. Johnswort 
                                  Species Hypericum lobocarpum Gatt. ex J.M. Coult. – fivelobe St. Johnswort 
                                  Species Hypericum maculatum Crantz – spotted St. John's-wort 
                                  Species Hypericum majus (A. Gray) Britton – greater Canadian St. John's-wort, large St. Johnswort 
                                  Species Hypericum microsepalum (Torr. & A. Gray) A. Gray ex S. Watson – flatwoods St. Johnswort 
                                  Species Hypericum X mitchellianum Rydb. (pro sp.) – Blue Ridge St. Johnswort 
                                  Species Hypericum X moserianum André – St. Johnswort 
                                  Species Hypericum mutilum L. – dwarf St. Johnswort 
                                  Species Hypericum myrtifolium Lam. – myrtleleaf St. Johnswort 
                                  Species Hypericum nitidum Lam. – Carolina St. Johnswort 
                                  Species Hypericum nudiflorum Michx. ex Willd. – early St. Johnswort, naked St. Johnswort 
                                  Species Hypericum parvulum Greene – Sierra Madre St. Johnswort 
                                  Species Hypericum patulum Thunb.  
                                  Species Hypericum pauciflorum Kunth – fewflower St. Johnswort 
                                  Species Hypericum paucifolium S. Watson  
                                  Species Hypericum perforatum L. – St. John's wort, common St. John's wort, Klamathweed, Klamath weed, St. Johnswort, common St. Johnswort 
                                  Species Hypericum prolificum L. – shrubby St. Johnswort 
                                  Species Hypericum pseudomaculatum Bush – false spotted St. Johnswort 
                                  Species Hypericum pulchrum L.  
                                  Species Hypericum punctatum Lam. – spotted St. Johnswort 
                                  Species Hypericum reflexum L. f.  
                                  Species Hypericum roeperianum G.W. Schimp. ex A. Rich.  
                                  Species Hypericum scouleri Hook. – Scouler's St. Johnswort 
                                  Species Hypericum setosum L. – hairy St. Johnswort 
                                  Species Hypericum sphaerocarpum Michx. – roundseed St. Johnswort 
                                  Species Hypericum suffruticosum W.P. Adams & N. Robson – pineland St. Johnswort 
                                  Species Hypericum tenuifolium Pursh – Atlantic St. Johnswort 
                                  Species Hypericum tetrapetalum Lam. – fourpetal St. Johnswort 
                                  Species Hypericum tetrapterum Fr. – square-stalk St. Johnswort 
                                  Species Hypericum uralum Buch.-Ham. ex D. Don  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Norman K.B. Robson  
  Notes: Research Associate, Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London, England, SW7 5BD   
  Reference for: Hypericum    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Hypericaceae of North America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Hypericum   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Hypericum   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Hypericum   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Hypericum   
       
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