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Hypericum concinnum

Hypericum concinnum Benth.


Clusiaceae (Mangosteen Family)


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 Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 1 foot tall.

Bloom Information

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


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.


Description: Propagate by division or seed.
Commercially Avail: yes

Web Reference

Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

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


Record Modified: 2023-02-14
Research By: TWC Staff

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