Hypericum drummondii (Grev. & Hook.) T. & G.

Nits and Lice

Hypericum drummondii plant

Family - Hypericaceae

Stems - No info yet.

Hypericum drummondii stem

Leaves - No info yet.

Inflorescence - No info yet.

Hypericum drummondii inflorescence

Flowers - No info yet.

Hypericum drummondii calyxCalyx.

Hypericum drummondii flower

Hypericum drummondii fruitImmature fruit.

Flowering - June - September.

Habitat - Fallow fields, prairies, glades, gravel bars, dry open woods. Usually on acid soils.

Origin - Native to U.S.

Other info. - This little species can be found in much of Missouri but is absent in the northwestern 1/3 of the state. The plant is easy to identify because of its small size, much-branched stems, small yellow flowers, and linear, opposite leaves.

Photographs taken off Lee Rd 54, Lee County, AL., 8-24-04.