Information for Aarons Beard


Data



Accepted Symbol
HYCA10 
Symbol
HYCA10 
Scientific Name
Hypericum Calycinum 
Common Name
Aarons Beard 
Category
Dicot 
Genus
Hypericum 
Family
Clusiaceae 
Family Symbol
CLUSIA 
Family Common Name
Mangosteen Family 

Ecology and Taxonomy Data



Orders
Liliales 
Subclass
Liliidae 
Class
Liliopsida 
Division
Magnoliophyta 
Superdivision
Spermatophyta 
Subkingdom
Tracheobionta 
Kingdom
Plantae 
Itis Tsn
42750 
Duration
Perennial 
Growth Habit
Forb/herb 
Native Status
L48 (N), AK (N), CAN (N) 

Morphology/Physiology



Active Growth Period
Spring and Summer 
After Harvest Regrowth Rate
Slow 
Bloat
None 
C N Ratio
Medium 
Coppice Potential
No 
Fall Conspicuous
No 
Fire Resistance
No 
Flower Color
Yellow 
Flower Conspicuous
Yes 
Foliage Color
Green 
Foliage Porosity Summer
Moderate 
Foliage Porosity Winter
Porous 
Foliage Texture
Medium 
Fruit Conspicuous
No 
Growth Form
Rhizomatous 
Growth Rate
Rapid 
Maximum Feet
0.8 
Height
No 
Mature Feet
No 
Known Allelopath
Moderate 
Leaf Retention
No 
Lifespan
None 
Low Growing Grass
No 
Nitrogen Fixation
Erect 
Resprout Ability
None 

Growth Data



Adapted To Coarse Textured Soils
Yes 
Adapted To Medium Textured Soils
Yes 
Adapted To Fine Textured Soils
Yes 
Anaerobic Tolerance
None 
Caco3 Tolerance
Low 
Cold Stratification Required
No 
Drought Tolerance
Medium 
Fertility Requirement
Medium 
Fire Tolerance
High 
Frost Free Days
130 
Hedge Tolerance
None 
Moisture Use
Medium 
Ph Minimum
5.5 
Ph Maximum
7.5 
Planting Density Per Acre
2700 
Maximum
19000 
Precipitation Minimum
30 
Precipitation Maximum
60 
Root Depth
12 
Minimum Inches
Low 
Salinity Tolerance
Tolerant 
Shade Tolerance
-43 

Reproduction Data



Bloom Period
Early Summer 
Commercial Availability
Routinely Available 
Fruit Seed Persistence
No 
Propogated By Bare Root
No 
Propogated By Bulbs
No 
Propogated By Container
Yes 
Propogated By Corms
No 
Propogated By Cuttings
No 
Propogated By Seed
No 
Propogated By Sod
No 
Propogated By Sprigs
Yes 
Propogated By Tubers
No 
Seed Spread Rate
None 
Small Grain
No 
Vegetative Spread Rate
Moderate 

Sustainibility Data



Berry Nut Seed Product
No 
Christmas Tree Product
No 
Fodder Product
No 
Lumber Product
No 
Naval Store Product
No 
Nursery Stock Product
Yes 
Palatable Browse Animal
Low 
Palatable Graze Animal
Low 
Palatable Human
No 
Post Product
No 
Protein Potential
Low 
Pulpwood Product
No 
Veneer Product
No 
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