Color, deep yellow. Flowers, small, sessile on the wiry branches, but easily recognized as belonging to this genus by the red pods. Leaves, small, thin, linear, pressed against the stem, scale-like. 6 to 18 inches high.

Orange grass, pineweed. (Hypericum gentianoides)

Orange grass, pineweed. (Hypericum gentianoides)

Wide range East and West. Very common in sandy soil, along roadsides from Maine to Florida and Texas; not found beyond the Alleghany Mountains. (See illustration, p. 190.)