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Hypericum concinnum

Hypericum concinnum Benth.

Goldwire

Clusiaceae (St. John's-Wort Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: HYCO3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

A bushy perennial from a woody crown with wiry stems to 1 ft. in height. The blue-green leaves are narrow and curl on hot days. The bright-yellow flowers are five-petaled and have numerous stamens arranged in bunches.

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit:
Size Class: 0-1 ft.

Bloom Information

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

Distribution

USA: CA
Native Distribution: C. & n. CA
Native Habitat: Dry, brushy slopes below 3000 ft.

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry
Soil Description: Dry soils.
Conditions Comments: Low clumps form a nice ground cover.

Propagation

Description: Propagate by division or seed.
Seed Collection: Not Available
Seed Treatment: Not Available
Commercially Avail: yes

Additional resources

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

Metadata

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

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