Flora of Northern Ireland
  • Hypericum humifusum L. - Trailing St. John's-wort
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Hypericum humifusum
© Graham Day
Hypericum humifusum
© Graham Day
Hypericum humifusum
© Graham Day
Hypericum humifusum
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An infrequent but widespread native plant of dry heaths, sandy or gravelly banks, rock exposures etc, in non-calcareous situations. It is a creeping plant with oval leaves covered by translucent glands. Flowers are about a third of an inch in diameter and are of typical St. John's wort form.

All names: Hypericum humifusum L.