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Hypericum galioides

Hypericum galioides Lam.

Bedstraw St. John's Wort, Bedstraw St. John's-wort, Bedstraw St. Johnswort

Clusiaceae (Mangosteen family)

Synonym(s): Hypericum ambiguum, Hypericum galioides var. pallidum


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 5 feet tall.

Bloom Information

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


USA: AL , FL , GA , LA , MS , NC , SC , TX
Native Habitat: Wet or moist open habitats, such as stream banks, flood plains, roadside ditches and low pine forests, coastal plain.

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.

Wildflower Center Seed Bank

LBJWC-1202 Collected 2008-09-04 in Montgomery County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

1 collection(s) available in the Wildflower Center Seed Bank

Web Reference

Webref 57 - Atlas of Florida Plants (2020) Institute for Systematic Botany
Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) 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 galioides in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Hypericum galioides in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Hypericum galioides


Record Modified: 2020-10-29
Research By: CBR

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