St. John’s Plant

28 July 2012 Pictured above is shrubby St John’s wort (Hypericum prolificum), one of the many plants that share my last name. Most St John’s worts are in the Hypericum genus including common St John’s wort (Hypericum perforatum) which was named “St. John” in Europe because its root was harvested for medicinal and folklore purposes … Continue reading St. John’s Plant