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Hypericum myrtifolium Lam.
Myrtleleaf St. John's-wort

Hypericum myrtifolium
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer

Family: Hypericaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Shrub

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southeastern United States.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Critically Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Hypericum myrtifolium has been found in the following 9 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Cedar Point Environmental Park Present Native
Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed (CREW) Present Native
Estero Bay Preserve State Park Present Native
Fred C. Babcock-Cecil M. Webb Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Halpatiokee Regional Park Present Native
Hawk's Hammock Park Recorded as Present in Error
Hickey Creek Mitigation Park Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Native
Pond Apple Slough Natural Area Present Native
Prairie Pines Preserve Present Native

Hypericum myrtifolium has been found in the following 7 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Native
Charlotte County Native
Collier County Native
Glades County Native
Lee County Native
Martin County Native
Miami-Dade County Native

Hypericum myrtifolium has been found in the following habitat :
Mesic Flatwoods

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Hypericum myrtifolium
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer