- Flower nameChinense St. John's wort
- Scientific nameHypericum perforatum subsp. chinense
- Alias小米葉弟切, Chinense St. John's wort
- Place of originChina
- Place of floweringFields and footpaths
- Flowering seasonJune, July, August
What is Chinense St. John's wort
Chinense St. John's wort (Scientific name: Hypericum perforatum subsp. chinense) is a perennial herb in the St. John's wort family Hypericaceae , which is native to China. It is a variant of Hypericum perforatum. It is naturalized in Japan and reproduces with seeds and underground stems, and grows in clusters on wastelands and developed areas. It has a two-cornered stem that is upright and well branched at the top. The leaves are all sessile, with bright spots and dark spots on the leaf margins. The glands on the petals are black spots.
Generic name: Chinense St. John's wort, Scientific name: Hypericum perforatum subsp. chinense, grass height: 20-60 cm, living type: perennial, leaf length: 1 - 1.5 cm, leaf width: 0.3 - 0.7 cm, leaf shape: lanceolate, petiole: full margin, petiole: opposite, inflorescence: conical inflorescence, flower color: yellow, flower diameter: 1-2 cm, number of petals: 5, flowering period: June - August.