Slender St John's wort Hypericum pulchrum

Best time to see: Jul to end Aug

Key facts

Short perennial with yellow five-petalled flowers, reddish in bud, in forked clusters at the top of round stems

Leaves are heart-shaped, clasping the stem in opposite pairs, with translucent dots

Widespread in open woodland and on heaths

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