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Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia
Hypericum anagalloides Cham. & Schlecht.
USDA Symbol: HYAN2
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
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.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Annual Habit: Herb Leaf:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug
AZ , CA , ID , MT , NV , OR , UT , WA Canada: BC Native Distribution:
British Columbia south to Baja California and east to Montana. Native Habitat:
Wet places from sea level to high elevations. USDA Native Status: L48(N), CAN(N)
Growing ConditionsWater Use: High
Light Requirement: Part Shade
CaCO3 Tolerance: Medium
BenefitConspicuous Flowers: yes
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Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff