Hypericum fasciculatum

Sandweed

Clusiaceae

Plant Specifics

Form:Shrub
Life Span:Short-lived perennial
Flower Color:Yellow
Fruit Color:Brown
Phenology:Deciduous
Noted for:Showy flowers

Landscaping

Recommended Uses:Adapted to edge of marshes. Suited for use only where the hydrology matches its needs. Where present, protect by protection hydrology and water quality.
Propagation:Seed
Availability:Native nurseries, Seed
Light: Full Sun
Moisture Tolerance:
always floodedextremely dry
 (Aquatic ----- to ----- Usually moist, occasional inundation)
Moisture Tolerance: Aquatic ----- to ----- Usually moist, occasional inundation
Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:Not salt tolerant of inundation by salty or brackish water.
Salt Spray/ Salty Soil Tolerance:Low/no tolerance of salty wind or direct salt spray
Soil or other substrate:Pond, lake, or stream bottom, Organic material (muck)
Soil pH:Acidic

Ecology

Wildlife:

Foliage and seeds are food source for birds and mammals.

Insects:
 

Attracts insect pollinators, especially bees.  Bees include Colletes nzcdus and Coelioxys sayi plus the non-native Apis mellifera (honeybee), Bombus irnpatiens and Xylocopa lnicans (Deyrup et al. 2002).

Native Habitats:Cutthroat seeps, wet prairie, flatwoods marshes, margins of cypress swamps.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range in Florida
USDA Zones

Suitable to grow in:
10A 10B 8A 8B 9A 9B 

USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures

Comments

General Comments:Would be nice to see this used more in restoration, but the hydrology and substrate need to be correct.