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Hypericum anagalloides Cham. & Schltdl.
Clusiaceae (St. John's-Wort Family)
USDA Symbol: HYAN2
USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)
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
, 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.
Growing ConditionsWater Use: High
Light Requirement: Part Shade
CaCO3 Tolerance: Medium
BenefitConspicuous Flowers: yes
National Wetland Indicator Status
|Status:|| OBL || OBL |
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1
(Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here
for map of regions.
Record Last Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff