Hypericum anagalloides Cham. & Schltdl.
Clusiaceae (St. John's-Wort Family)
USDA Symbol: HYAN2
Prostrate stems forming leafy mats, with small, golden yellow or salmon-yellow flowers at ends of short erect branches.
Some Hypericum species are given the name St. Johns Wort. Their flowers bloom around June 24, the feast day of Saint John the Baptist. For centuries the plants had the reputation of warding off evil; when hung about the house or kept in pockets, they were thought to guard against thunder and witches.
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Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug
DistributionUSA: AZ , CA , ID , MT , NV , OR , UT , WA
Native Distribution: British Columbia south to Baja California and east to Montana.
Native Habitat: Wet places from sea level to high elevations.
Growing ConditionsWater Use: High
Light Requirement: Part Shade
CaCO3 Tolerance: Medium
BenefitConspicuous Flowers: yes
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Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Hypericum anagalloides in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Hypericum anagalloides in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Hypericum anagalloides
MetadataRecord Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff