Definition of Hypericum calycinum

1. Noun. Creeping evergreen shrub with bright yellow star-shaped summer flowers; useful as ground cover.

Exact synonyms: Creeping St John's Wort
Generic synonyms: St John's Wort

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hypericum Calycinum

Hyoscyamus muticus
Hyoscyamus niger
Hyostrongylus rubidus
Hypaque enema
Hypentelium nigricans
Hyperglyphe perciformis
Hypericum androsaemum
Hypericum ascyron
Hypericum calycinum (current term)
Hypericum crux andrae
Hypericum gentianoides
Hypericum hypericoides
Hypericum maculatum
Hypericum perforatum
Hypericum prolificum
Hypericum pyramidatum
Hypericum spathulatum
Hypericum tetrapterum
Hypericum virginianum

Literary usage of Hypericum calycinum

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1. English Botany, Or, Coloured Figures of British Plants, with Their Essential by James Edward Smith, James Sowerby (1809)
"Styles five. Flowers solitary. Stem shrubby, branched, quadrangular. Segments of the . calyx obovate, obtuse. Leaves oblong. SYN. Hypericum calycinum. Linn. ..."

2. A Dictionary of English Plant-names by James Britten, Robert Holland (1886)
"(1) Hypericum calycinum, L.—Ches.; Lane. (Ormskirk) ; Line.; Suff. ; Warw. (2) ' A dwarf rose, grown in pots, and frequently seen in cottage windows.' Dev. ..."

3. Ornamental Shrubs of the United States (hardy, Cultivated) by Austin Craig Apgar (1910)
"AARON'S BEARD (41) — Hypericum calycinum. B. Leaves about linear 1-2J inches long, bluish above ; flowers J-1 inch broad; shrub 2-3 feet high with ..."

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