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
CDFA Rating: None?
Plant Risk Assessment
Plant Risk Assessment- An evaluation of the potential for a plant to be invasive in California.
Weed Management NotesNo Weed RIC Management Notes are available for this species. Check for information on other species in the genus on the Weed RIC site.
Cal-IPC Newsletter Articles
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Cal-IPC Symposium Presentations
Presentations are linked where available. Where a presentation is not available, find more information by reading the abstract in the Cal-IPC Symposia Archive.
- Weed alerts 2022 and inventory updates. Burger, Jutta; Price, Robert (2022)
Other Hypericum androsaemum Information
- Calflora - Distribution map and records of this species in California.
- CalWeedMapper - Distribution map of this species in California with ability to determine regional priorities.
- EDDMapS - Distribution of this species in North America.
- Jepson Interchange - Information on this plant's taxonomy, biology, and distribution from UC Berkeley's Jepson Herbarium.
- USDA PLANTS Database - Information on identification and distribution, with links to websites in individual states.