- Hypericum canariense is a perennial shrub that can grow up to 9.8 ft. (3 m) tall.
- Leaves are lanceolate, waxy, opposite, with a prominent midvein and green coloring through winter and orange during summer before they fall off.
- Flowers are orange-yellow in color and 0.6 in. (1.5 cm) across with 5 sepals, 3 stigmas, 5 petals, and several anthers. Flowering occurs from April to June.
- Fruits are dry capsules that release hundreds of very small seeds that are 0.04 in. (1 mm) in length from July through August.
- Ecological Threat
- Hypericum canariense can be found in wet or moist locations including coastal scrub, and forests. It is native to the western 5 of the Canary Islands.
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CategoriesCategory: Shrub or Subshrub
|Common Name Reference:|| USDA, NRCS. 2010. The PLANTS Database. National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA, USA.|
|Scientific Name Reference:||USDA, NRCS. 2010. The PLANTS Database. National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA, USA.|