PINEWEEDS; ORANGEGRASS (Hypericum gentianoides)

WHAT FLORIDA NATIVE PLANT IS BLOOMING TODAY?: PINEWEEDS; ORANGEGRASS (Hypericum gentianoides)

As the common name alludes to, you can find this delicate wildflower blooming in Pinelands. Flowers are yellow, leaning

toward an orange hue. One of the many St. John’s Wort varieties native to Florida.

Learn: http://regionalconservation.org/beta/nfyn/plantdetail.asp?tx=Hypegent

Native American Ethnobotany for this genus: http://herb.umd.umich.edu/herb/search.pl?searchstring=Hypericum+gentianoides

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