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Wavy-leaved St John's Wort

Hypericum triquetrifolium

Description:

Hypericum triquetrifolium is an annual plant forming a small delicate widely branched shrub, usually pyramid-shaped. The tangled stems are hairless and often bear numerous small black glands. The leaves are arranged on the stems in opposite pairs. The bright yellow flowers are borne near the ends of slender side branches. Individual flowers are 8 -10 mm wide with five yellow petals and numerous stamens united into three bundles.

Habitat:

Common in vineyards and fields.

Notes:

Maltese name: Fexfiex tar-Raba'

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2 Comments

MarikaMartinez
MarikaMartinez 7 years ago

thank you!

teamdiscoverylsms
teamdiscoverylsms 7 years ago

Awesome

MarikaMartinez
Spotted by
MarikaMartinez

Malta, Malta

Spotted on May 29, 2013
Submitted on Jun 1, 2013

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