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Hypericum cistifolium (Roundpod st. john's-wort)
Tauscher, Joseph Allan

Hypericum cistifolium

Hypericum cistifolium Lam.

Roundpod St. John's-wort

Clusiaceae (Mangosteen Family)

Synonym(s): Hypericum opacum


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

Cluster-leaf St. Johns wort is a member of the St. Johnswort family (family Hypericaceae) which includes herbs and shrubs with leaves that have numerous, often black, dots.


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub
Leaf: Green

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul


USA: AL , FL , GA , LA , MS , NC , SC , TX

Growing Conditions

Water Use: Medium
Light Requirement: Sun
CaCO3 Tolerance: Medium


Conspicuous Flowers: yes

National Wetland Indicator Status

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.

Research Literature

Reslit 2427 - A Vegetation Classification of Fire-Dependent Pinelands of Florida (2010) Susan C. Carr, Kevin M. Robertson and Robert K. Pe...

This information was provided by the Florida WIldflower Foundation.
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Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2019-03-19
Research By: TWC Staff

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