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Hypericum frondosum Michx.
Cedarglade St. Johnswort, Golden St. Johnswort
USDA Symbol: HYFR
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
A small, dense, globular shrub to 3 ft. tall with fine-textured, upright-spreading branches and shaggy, purplish-brown bark. Opposite, narrowly oval leaves are blue-green in summer, turning yellow-green in fall. Large, solitary yellow flowers with numerous stamens occur singly or in few-flowered clusters at branch tips. Fruit is a reddish-brown capsule.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Shrub Flower:
Fruit: Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul
AL , CT , FL , GA , IN , KY , LA , MA , MS , NC , NY , SC , TN , TX , VA Native Distribution:
S. IN, s. to GA & TX Native Habitat:
Limestone cliffs; rocky hills; barrens USDA Native Status: L48(N)
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement:
Sun Soil Description:
Well-drained soils. Conditions Comments:
A short-lived shrub
with no serious disease or insect problems.
PropagationDescription: Not Available
Seed Collection: Not Available
Seed Treatment: Not Available
Commercially Avail: yes
From the National Suppliers Directory
According to the inventory provided by Associate Suppliers, this plant is available at the following locations:
American Native Nursery
- Quakertown, PA
From the National Organizations Directory
According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:
Texas Discovery Gardens
- Dallas, TXDelaware Nature Society
- Hockessin, DE
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Record Modified: 2010-04-17
Research By: TWC Staff