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St. John’s Wort Family: Hypericaceae

This family has yellow flowers with parts in fours or fives with ten or more stamens, making the center of the flower look fuzzy. It’s not a large family with only three genera found in North America. St. John’s wort,¬†or Hypericum perforatum,¬†comes from Europe and is considered invasive in the Northeast.

 

 

 

 

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