Hypericum lissophloeus

smoothbark St. John's-wort

Clusiaceae

wildlife plant  


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Plant Specifics

Form: shrub
Life Span: short-lived perennial
Size: Height: 6-10 ft    Width: 2-3 ft
Flower Color: flower color      yellow
Fruit Color: fruit color      brown
Phenology: deciduous
Noted for: Interesting bark

Landscaping

Recommended Uses: Best used as a shoreline plant in the Sand Hill Lakes region of Bay and Washington counties. Treat as a thin, lacy background plant with shiny bark.
Propagation: Seed in appropriate settings.
Availability: Native nurseries, Seed
Light: light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
moisture_bar
Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand

Ecology

Wildlife:
wildlife plant  
Native Habitats: Sandhill upland lake margins, sinks. Alsays open. Always sandy. Tolerant of dramatic water fluctuations.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range

USDA Zones:

Map is based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in:
   

Other

Other Comments: Listed as threatened in Florida.