St Johnswort

Hypericum perforatum

Family St. Johnswort (Hypericaceae)
Bloom Summer
Habitat Meadows, fields, roadsides
Status Non-Native
Cycle Perennial
Height 1-3′
Flower Flowers are yellow an numerous, about 1″ wide. They have 5 petals with black dots on each petal and many long, protruding stamens.
Leaf Leaves are in pairs and opposite each other. They are stalkless and toothless with tiny translucent dots that may be seen by holding a leaf up to the light.
Notes Stems are smooth and branched.

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