Catalan common name : Herba de Sant Joan. Herba foradada. Pericó. Tresflorina vera.
Spanish common name : Corazoncillo. Hierba de San Juan. Hipérico.
Province distribution : Alicante. Balearic Islands. Barcelona. Castellón. Gerona. Lérida. Tarragona. Valencia.
Distribution in the islands : Formentera. Ibiza. Mallorca. Minorca.
General distribution : Mediterranean
Flowering time : April. May. June. July. August. September. October.
Life-forms : Hemicryptophyte.
Habitat : Cultivated fields, path and road sides, disturbed zones.
Uses and properties : Medicinal. Symbolic uses.
IUCN Category : Poco preocupante
Characteristics : Examine the leaf of this plant against the light, and you can see that it is covered with translucent glands, giving it a ?perforated? appearance, and its species name. Hypericum perfoliatum is a closely related species that lives in the same habitats, with rounded leaf bases, yet few or none of these translucent glands are found on the leaves of this species.