Hypericum ellipticum

ClassificationDicots
FamilyHypericaceae
Family (Traditional)
GenusHypericum
Species:Hypericum ellipticum Hook.
Common NamePale St. Johnswort
Growth Habitforb
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Mudflat; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: forb; Moisture Requirements: Hydric; Moisture Requirements: Wetland; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: May; Reproductive Phenology: June; Reproductive Phenology: July; Reproductive Phenology: August; Leaf Arrangement: opposite; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Dissection: 0; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaflet Margins: entire; Leaflet Number: 0; Anther Type: Dorsifixed; Base Flower Color: Yellow; Carpel Number/Pistil: 3; Carpel Number/Pistil: 4; Fruit Dehiscence: Yes; Fruit Type: Capsule; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Hypanthium Present: No; Ovary Position: Superior; Overall Flower Symmetry: Actinomorphic; Perianth Present: Yes; Pistil Number: 1; Placentation Type: Parietal; Sexuality: monoclinous; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A; Stamen Number: 13+
C value 7
StatusNative; AGCP (OBL), EMP (OBL) (NWPL); TN[S1] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
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Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

No synonyms exist for this species.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Carter (TN), Johnson (TN), Rutherford (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: ETSU, MTSU, TENN, VDB

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 2013 - 2013

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
TENN-V-0148495 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Hypericum ellipticum
TENN-V-0148153 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Hypericum ellipticum
TENN-V-0148502 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Hypericum ellipticum
TENN-V-0148499 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Hypericum ellipticum
TENN-V-0148497 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Hypericum ellipticum
MTSU012963 Rutherford Tennessee 1980 Kay Holley
50
MTSU
Hypericum ellipticum
MTSU012964 Rutherford Tennessee 1980 Sheree Beam
52
MTSU
Hypericum ellipticum
BRIT120559 Johnson Tennessee David H. Webb
VDB
Hypericum ellipticum
ETSU018304 Johnson Tennessee
ETSU
Hypericum ellipticum
ETSU032740 Johnson Tennessee
ETSU
Hypericum ellipticum
ETSU031111 Johnson Tennessee
ETSU
Hypericum ellipticum
ETSU027072 Johnson Tennessee Frosty Levy, Elaine Walker, Sollie Walker
ETSU
Hypericum ellipticum
ETSU031112 Johnson Tennessee
ETSU
Hypericum ellipticum
ETSU032607 Johnson Tennessee
ETSU
Hypericum ellipticum
ETSU007348 Johnson Tennessee 25 Aug 2013 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Hypericum ellipticum
TENN-V-0148504 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Hypericum ellipticum
TENN-V-0148498 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Hypericum ellipticum
TENN-V-0148501 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Hypericum ellipticum
TENN-V-0148503 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Hypericum ellipticum
TENN-V-0148500 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Hypericum ellipticum
TENN-V-0148496 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Hypericum ellipticum
ETSU018305 Johnson Tennessee
ETSU
Hypericum ellipticum
ETSU031110 Johnson Tennessee
ETSU
Hypericum ellipticum
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