Hypericum maculatum subsp. obtusiusculum

Tracheophyta MagnoliopsidaClusiaceaeHypericumHypericum maculatum subsp. obtusiusculum

Ecology

This tetraploid subspecies occurs in similar habitats to those of subsp. maculatum, but tends to grow in more ruderal habitats such as rough grassland, scrub, quarries, roadsides, railway banks and waste ground. Generally lowland, but reaching 320 m (Cynwyd, Merioneth).

Status

Native

World Distribution

Suboceanic Temperate element. Subsp. obtusiusculum is confined mainly to lowlands of N.W. Europe.

JNCC Designations

NBNSYS0000002960