Saint Johnswort Clusiaceae Hypericum spp.
Leaf:Opposite, simple, oblong, entire margins, 1 to 2 inches long, blue green above, paler below, transparent dots when held up to light (may need a hand lens), clusters of smaller leaves often in leaf axils.
Flower:Bright yellow, 4 or 5 petals and sepals, 1 1/2 inches across, clustered at twig ends, appearing in summer.
Fruit:Dry, usually 5 parted capsules, 1/4 to 1/2 inch across, ripens in late summer.
Twig:Slender, brown, and angled.
Bark:On larger stems finely shreddy and scaly.
Form:A small, sprawling shrub up to 2 feet high.