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Hypericum gentianoides

Orange-grass

Description:

Herbaceous member of the St. John’s wort family. Fruits are more noticeable than flowers being bright red. Matures in fall. Flowers are yellow and small. Leaves are repressed. Grows in bare and open sites. Flowers only open in sun.

Plant Overview:

Other Common Names:Pineweed
Plant Family:Clusiaceae
Plant Type:Herbaceous
Plant Duration:Annual
Bloom Time:Mid July to mid September
Fruit Timing:Late September and October
Global and State Rank:G5, S5
Commercially available landscape plant?No
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Type:Sandy
Soil Moisture:Dry
Soil pH:Acidic, Slightly Acidic
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Sun
Light Range:Sun
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Dry

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