Calflora
Taxon  Report   11763    
Hypericum scouleri  Hook.
Scouler's st john's wort
Hypericum scouleri
© 2008 Keir Morse
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Hypericum scouleri
© 2018 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Hypericum scouleri
© 2017 Adam Chasey
Hypericum scouleri, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Hypericum scouleri
© 2018 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Family: HYPERICACEAE  
Genus: Hypericum
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Chaparral, Redwood Forest, Douglas-Fir Forest

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Habitat: streambanks, meadows

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Hypericum formosum var. scouleri
ICPN: Hypericum scouleri ssp. scouleri
More information about  Hypericum scouleri
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (HYSC5)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria. [web application]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jan 24, 2019).