Hypericum gentianoides (L.) Britton, Sterns & Poggenb.
Common Name: ORANGE-GRASS
Coefficient of Conservatism: 6
Coefficient of Wetness: 3
Wetness Index: FACU
Physiognomy: Nt A-Forb
Status: SC
Hypericum gentianoides A. A. Reznicek

Moist to dry open ground, usually on bare soil; sandy clearings.

A bushy little plant with wiry, strongly ascending branches, appearing leafless.

The common name Orange-grass derives from the striking citrus smell the plant has when crushed.


Locations

Allegan County
Berrien County
Kalamazoo County
Monroe County
Ottawa County
St. Clair County
Van Buren County
Washtenaw County
Wayne County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 12, 2017. http://www.michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=1461.