Hypericum humifusum Linnaeus 1753 (Family Clusiaceae)


Plant

Leaves

Flower

Fruit

Height: 5-20cm
Rarely Mycorrhizal
Perennial, Persistent Seed Bank
Hermaphrodite, Flowering June - September (Earliest: 15.6)

Protective Chemicals
Monoterpenoids Pinene
Flavonoids Hyperoside
Other Phenolics Tannins
Quinonoids Hyperforin, Hypericin

Biotopes:
Spruce Forest Edge
Pollination: Autopollination
Flower Visitors:
Eupeodes corollae

Rhamphomyia longipes
Parasites:
Sphaerulina hyperici
Herbivores:
Cnephasia asseclana

Cnephasia incertana
Possible Herbivores:
Alcis repandata Larva
Possible Sapivores:
Lygus wagneri
Possible Florivores:
Cryptocephalus hypochaeridis
Possible Granivores:
Rhopalus parumpunctatus

Ecological Flora of the British Isles
Skye Flora: Trailing St John's Wort


Pictures © 2003, 2004, 2005 J.K. Lindsey

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