PINEWEEDS; ORANGEGRASS (Hypericum gentianoides)

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

The most delicate of all the Hypericum spp. almost grasslike. As the common name alludes to, you can find this delicate wildflower blooming in Pinelands in moist soils. Flowers are yellow, leaning toward an orange hue. One of the many St. Johns 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

Where does it grow in Florida? http://www.florida.plantatlas.usf.edu/Plant.aspx?id=3061

Another photo: https://whatfloridanativeplantisbloomingtoday.wordpress.com/2013/05/05/pineweeds-orangegrass-hypericum-gentianoides/

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