Hypericum androsaemum

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Common names: sweet-amber

Hypericum androsaemum (sweet-amber) is a shrub (family Clusiaceae) with yellow flowers and oval shaped leaves found in the San Francisco Bay area in California. It is native to Europe and western Asia. It favors woodlands, forests and riparian and bottomland habitat. It reproduces by seed. Animals, water, mud and machinery can disperse this plant.

Cal-IPC Rating: Watch

Cal-IPC Assessment

Plant Risk Assessment - An evaluation of the potential for a plant to be invasive in California.

Cal-IPC Symposium Presentations

None for this species.

Other Hypericum androsaemum Information

  • CalFlora - Distribution information based on submitted observations and herbarium specimens.