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Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online

Hypericum hypericoides (L.) Crantz
St. Andrew's-cross

Hypericum hypericoides
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Family: Hypericaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Shrub

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southeastern United States, the West Indies, Mexico and Central America (Honduras).

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Secure

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SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence: Present

FLORIDA KEYS Native Status: Native

IRC FLORIDA KEYS Status: Critically Imperiled

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Florida Keys History and Distribution: Not reported for the Florida Keys by John Kunkel Small in 1913. We consider this native and extant only on Big Pine Key in the lower Keys. An herbarium voucher is needed for the Monroe County Keys.

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Hypericum hypericoides has been reported from the following conservation area in the FLORIDA KEYS :
Occurrence Native Status
National Key Deer Refuge Present Native




Hypericum hypericoides has been reported for the following habitat in THE FLORIDA KEYS :
Pine Rockland


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Hypericum hypericoides
Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Hypericum hypericoides
Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Hypericum hypericoides
Copyright by: Shirley Denton