Western St. Johnswort
Hypericum scouleri, syn Hypericum formosum
Clusiaceae syn.Hypericaceae - St. Johnswort Family
Details - ŠNicky Davis
I located this plant from directions given to me by Richard Jonas at Silver Lake, Big Cottonwood Canyon, Salt Lake County, Utah on 13 July 2015.
1 through 4, located July 13, 2015 at Silver Lake, Big Cottonwood Canyon, Salt Lake County, Utah
5 and 6, July 17, 2005 - Growing by the side of the creek in Big Cottonwood Canyon on road to Donut Falls, Salt Lake County, Utah
Description: Five yellow petals with black dots along the edge, buds tinged red, short opposite leaves in pairs, up to 2 feet tall growing in wet areas, non native from Europe, black dots on margins of the leaves, many stamen, 3 prominent styles. Some of this Information from Richard Jonas and some from www.swcoloradowildflowers.com