Des Etangs' St John's-wort - Hypericum perforatum x maculatum = H. x desetangsii
A cross between Perforate and Imperforate St John's-wort, close examination is needed for accurate identification.
A range of intermediates between the two parent species. 2-4 stem ridges, sometimes 2 weak and 2 strong ridges; few translucent leaf glands.
The County Recorder has asked for a specimen of this plant to be retained for verification
Waysides, rough grasslands and waste places. It is often associated with disused railway lines.
Flowering June to September.
Widespread in England and Wales.
Rarely recorded in Leicestershire and Rutland. It was not recorded in the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire.
In the current checklist (Jeeves 2011), it is listed as Native; rarely recorded.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
Enter a town or village to see local records
Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015