Hypericum gentianoides (L.) BSP. - Pine-Weed, Orange Grass
Family - Hypericaceae
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Flowering - July - October.
Habitat - Glades, rocky prairies, open woods, bluffs. On acid soils.
Origin - Native to U.S.
Other info. - This species is found in the Ozark region of Missouri. It is a characteristic species of glades and rocky open areas. The plant can be easily identified by its habitat, scale-like, opposite leaves, much-branched stems, and small yellow flowers. In the fall the stems and leaves turn deep red in color.
Photographs taken off Lee Rd 10, Lee County, AL., 8-24-04.