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Hypericum anagalloides (Tinker's penny)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Hypericum anagalloides

Hypericum anagalloides Cham. & Schltdl.

Tinker's penny

Clusiaceae (St. John's-Wort Family)

Synonym(s):

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 Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Leaf: Green
Flower:
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug

Distribution

USA: 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.

Growing Conditions

Water Use: High
Light Requirement: Part Shade
CaCO3 Tolerance: Medium

Benefit

Conspicuous Flowers: yes

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Additional resources

USDA: Find Hypericum anagalloides in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Hypericum anagalloides in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Hypericum anagalloides

Metadata

Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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