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Hypericum densiflorum (Bushy st. john's-wort)
Cressler, Alan

Hypericum densiflorum

Hypericum densiflorum Pursh

Bushy St. John's-wort

Clusiaceae (Mangosteen Family)

Synonym(s): Hypericum glomeratum


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Leaf Retention: Deciduous
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 10 feet tall.
Autumn Foliage: yes
Fruit: Brown

Bloom Information

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


USA: AL , DC , DE , GA , LA , MA , MD , NC , NJ , NY , PA , SC , TN , TX , VA , WV
Native Habitat: Low boggy places, seepage slopes, pond and lake borders, wet meadows, stream banks, roadside ditches, moist pinelands.

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Wet
Soil Description: Organic, Clay, Loam, Sandy


Attracts: Birds

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.

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Delaware Nature Society - Hockessin, DE
Mt. Cuba Center - Hockessin, DE

Web Reference

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


Record Modified: 2022-11-10
Research By: TWC Staff

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