Vascular – Exotic
Herbs - Dicotyledons other than Composites
Wetland plant indicator status rating
FACW: Facultative Wetland
Usually is a hydrophyte but occasionally found in uplands (non-wetlands).
Stems 4-angled, without back glands; stems erect; not from woody stock, branched only above the middle; leaf margins more or less flat; flowers 3-4mm diameter; plant of swampy places.
E. North America
hypericum: From the Greek hyper (above) and eikon (picture), the plant was hung above pictures to ward off evil spirits