Western St. John's-wort - Hypericum scouleri
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Rhizomatous and stoloniferous. Stems erect, 5–60 cm. Leaves broadly elliptic, 5–30 mm long, black-dotted on the margins. Flowers: petals 6–12 mm long with black-dotted margins; sepals ovate with rounded tips and amber veins, 3–4 mm long. Capsule 5–7 mm long with yellow to brown seeds (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX)
We have subspecies scouleri
(M.E. Jones) J. Gillett.
Alberta, Montana, South to New Mexico; west to Pacific coast.
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Moist to wet, often shallow soil of meadows, streambanks, ledges; valleys to alpine (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX)
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- Lesica, P., M. T. Lavin, and P. F. Stickney. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. Fort Worth, TX: BRIT Press. viii + 771 p.