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Hypericum densiflorumHypericum densiflorum

dense St. John's wort

Photograph(s) by*: RHW

Characteristics

Height: 1.5-6'
Spread: 3-6'
Flowers: Jul.-Sept.; yellow
Fruit: Oct.-Apr.; brown; capsule
Fall color: yellow green

Conditions *

Light: Full sun
Moisture: Dry Moist Wet
Soil pH: 5.5-7
Soil type: Clay Loamy Sandy Organic

Habitat

low boggy places, seepage slopes, pond and lake borders, wet meadows, stream banks, roadside ditches, moist pinelands

Native to

Region: Coastal Piedmont Mountain *
States:

Wildlife

Songbird Waterfowl Small mammal *

Notes

blooms small but form dense flat-topped clusters; can spread aggressively



 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/plant/1406.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004