Hypericum kalmianum L.
Family: Hypericaceae
Kalm's St. John's-wort
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Robert Bierman  
Etymology: Hypericum: ancient Greek name derived from hyper, "above," and eikon, "picture," from old practice of placing flowers above an image in the house to ward off evil spirits at the midsummer festival of Walpurgisnacht, which later became feast of St. John
Plants: erect, perennial, 6"-40" tall shrub, with many branches
Leaves: often curling backward leaf drawing
Flowers: yellow, 5-parted, 3/4"-1 1/4" wide; inflorescence of 3-7 stalked flowers in a branched cluster (cyme) at the ends of the branches; blooms July-Aug.
Fruits: capsule, thin oval fruit drawing
Habitat: moist; dunes, shores; in rocky, sandy soil
Conservation Status: Native
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Christopher Noll  
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Emmet J. Judziewicz  
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Robert R. Kowal  
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Aaron_Carlson  
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