May - October
0.4 - 0.6
Easily distinguished from other Hypericums by its scale-like leaves. The Hypericums have punctate or gland-dotted leaves that are opaque if held up to the light.
Seed germination is improved by cold/moist stratification (Steffen 1997).
Found in dry gravelly or sun-baked sandy soils of central and north Louisiana and central and east Texas. It is the first species of Hypericum to bloom in coastal prairie.
Fields, roadsides, and rock outcrops, dry or gravelly or sun-baked sandy soil.