Hypericum hirsutum. Hairy St. John’s wort.

Life-form & Growth Form:

Hemicryptophyte. Herbaceous perennial. Limited capacity for vegetative reproduction.

Flowering period: 

July and August.

Habitats: 

Woodland, river banks and wet grassland, preferring basic soils.  

Threats:

Woodland clearance. Drainage of wet grasslands to enable agriculture. Once widespread it has not been recorded since 2006 and so may be extinct in the wild.

Static distribution map:
Hypericum hirsutum
Hypericum hirsutum
For an interactive map follow this link to the BSBI webpage