Ascyrum

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Article from Bean's Trees and Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles

Recommended citation
'Ascyrum' from the website Trees and Shrubs Online (treesandshrubsonline.org/articles/ascyrum/). Accessed 2019-07-20.

Family

  • Hypericaceae

Species in genus

Glossary

corolla
The inner whorl of the perianth. Composed of free or united petals often showy.

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Credits

Article from Bean's Trees and Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles

Recommended citation
'Ascyrum' from the website Trees and Shrubs Online (treesandshrubsonline.org/articles/ascyrum/). Accessed 2019-07-20.

A small genus of N. American plants closely allied to Hypericum, but well distinguished by having four sepals and petals instead of five.

From the Supplement (Vol.V)

Ascyrum is no longer recognised as a genus distinct from Hypericum, the tetramerous corolla characterising this group being of too trivial a nature to justify generic or even sectional rank. The species described – A. hypericoides L. – becomes H. hypericoides (L.) Crantz.

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