Hypericum majus 

Scope: Global
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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Malpighiales Hypericaceae

Scientific Name: Hypericum majus (Gray) Britt.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2016
Date Assessed: 2015-05-15
Assessor(s): Maiz-Tome, L.
Reviewer(s): Bilz, M.
The species is widespread and while it is possibly declining in parts of its range, it is not thought that any global population decline is likely to meet (or be close to meeting) the threshold for Vulnerable. Therefore the species is assessed as Least Concern.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:The species is widespread across eastern, central and western USA and Canada (NatureServe 2014).
Countries occurrence:
Canada (Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward I., Qu├ębec, Saskatchewan); United States (Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Tennessee, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin)
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Population [top]

Population:The species is classed as globally 'Secure' by NatureServe (2014), however the populations in some states in the USA and Provinces in Canada are classed as 'Critically Imperiled', 'Imperiled' or 'Vulnerable'. The Canadian Endangered Species Conservation Council (CESCC 2011+) also class the species as 'Secure' (for Canada only).
Current Population Trend:Unknown
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:The species occurs in anthropogenic (man-made or disturbed habitats), meadows and fields, shores of rivers or lakes and wetland margins  (New England Wild Flower Society 2011-2015).
Systems:Terrestrial; Freshwater

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: There is no information on the use or trade of this species.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The threats to the species are unknown.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: No conservation actions for the species are known. More information would be useful on the species population status and threats across its range.

Citation: Maiz-Tome, L. 2016. Hypericum majus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T64314794A67729726. . Downloaded on 19 April 2018.
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