Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Malpighiales
Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Ascyrum hypericoides var. multicaule
Creeping St. Andrew's Cross, Low St. Johnswort, Straggling St. Johnswort
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JK Marlow jkm120623_154
June Greenville County SC
Ashmore Heritage Preserve
Similar to H. hypericoides, but having decumbent stems forming low mats, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.
JK Marlow jkm100730_298b
July Jackson County NC
Balsam Mountain Preserve
Two outer sepals, ovate or widely elliptic; inner sepals usually obsolete, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.
JK Marlow jkm190722_0098
July Greenville County SC
Several prostrate stems, each with numerous erect branchlets, per Weakley's Flora.
JK Marlow jkm190726_0229
July Transylvania County NC
DuPont State Forest
Leaves usually relatively uniform in size and shape, widest above the middle, per Weakley's Flora.