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Taxon: Hypericum perforatum L.

Genus: Hypericum section: Hypericum
Family: Hypericaceae. Also placed in: Clusiaceae
Nomen number: 19600
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:785. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 18-Jun-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7).
Accessions: 83 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


SPECIES RESTRICTED AS A STATE NOXIOUS WEED
A declared aquatic or terrestrial noxious weed and/or noxious-weed seed in these U.S. states (see state noxious weed lists), with links to state information or web documents:
CA*°, CO*°, HI°, ID°, MT*°, NV*°, OR°, SD*, UT*°, WY*.
ªAquatic. *Terrestrial. °In seed.
noxious weed information from Invaders Database System for northwestern U.S.
Link to species profile at National Invasive Species Information Center

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Macaronesia: Portugal - Madeira Islands; Spain - Canary Islands
    Northern Africa: Algeria [n.]; Morocco; Tunisia
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Arabian Peninsula: Saudi Arabia [s.w.]
    Western Asia: Afghanistan; Cyprus; Iran; Iraq; Israel; Lebanon; Syria; Turkey
    Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Georgia; Russian Federation - Dagestan, Karachay-Cherkessia, North Ossetia, Stavropol
    Siberia: Russian Federation - Western Siberia
    Middle Asia: Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Tajikistan; Turkmenistan; Uzbekistan
    Mongolia: Mongolia
    China: China - Gansu, Guizhou, Hebei, Henan, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Shaanxi, Shandong, Shanxi, Sichuan, Xinjiang, Yunnan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: India - Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Uttar Pradesh; Pakistan [n.]
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: Denmark; Finland [s.]; Ireland; Norway [s.]; Sweden [s.]; United Kingdom - England, Scotland, Wales
    Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Czech Republic; Germany; Hungary; Netherlands; Poland; Slovakia; Switzerland
    East Europe: Belarus; Estonia; Russian Federation - Astrakhan, European part; Ukraine [incl. Krym]
    Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Croatia; Former Yugoslavia; Greece [incl. Crete]; Italy [incl. Sardinia, Sicily]; Macedonia; Malta; Romania; Slovenia
    Southwestern Europe: Andorra; France [incl. Corsica]; Gibraltar; Portugal; Spain [incl. Baleares]

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • AFRICA
    Northeast Tropical Africa: Sudan - Darfur
    Southern Africa: Lesotho; South Africa - Western Cape
    Western Indian Ocean: Reunion
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Eastern Asia: Japan
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia
    New Zealand: New Zealand
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Canada
    Mexico
    United States
  • PACIFIC
    North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: Cuba; Haiti
    Southern South America: Argentina; Chile; Uruguay

      Cultivated:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Siberia: Russian Federation - Western Siberia
  • EUROPE
    Middle Europe: Germany; Poland; Switzerland
    East Europe: Belarus
    Southeastern Europe: Italy

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