Irish wildflowers





Slender St. John's-wort
Hypericum pulchrum
Beathnua baineann
Family: Hypericaceae

Flowering time: June-August. Perennial. Native.

Yellow flowers, often reddish below, black dots on edges. Orange-red buds. Slender, round, erect, reddish stems. Leaves blunt-oval with transluscent glands. Slender, hairless plant. Height: 20-35cm.

Frequent to locally abundant on dry acidic grassland, heaths, roadsides,
woodland and scrubland.

     
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