WHAT FLORIDA NATIVE PLANT IS BLOOMING TODAY?: MYRTLELEAF ST. JOHN’S-WORT (Hypericum myrtifolium)
for sunny, moist locations. One of numerous Hypericum species that are native to Florida, this one has 5 petals. The one that is used as a commercial supplement is an exotic.
Native American Ethnobotany for this genus: http://herb.umd.umich.edu/herb/search.pl?searchstring=Hypericum