Hypericum setosum L. - Hairy St. John's Wort
Family - Clusiaceae
Flowering - May - September.
Habitat - Moist to wet flatwoods, savannahs, ditches, bogs.
Origin - Native to North America.
Other information - This species can be found in just a handful of southern Alabama counties. The plant is easy to identify becasue of its angled, densely pubescent stems, small, opposite leaves, and 5-petaled flowers.
Photographs taken at Fort Benning, GA., 9-13-05.