OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Campanulids: Apiales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Bupleurum rotundifolium   FAMILY Apiaceae


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Bupleurum rotundifolium   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 140-16-001:
Bupleurum rotundifolium   FAMILY Apiaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Hound's-ear, Hare's-ear, Roundleaf Thoroughwax


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image of Bupleurum rotundifolium, Hound's-ear, Hare's-ear, Roundleaf Thoroughwax

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_buro_001_lvd

        

image of Bupleurum rotundifolium, Hound's-ear, Hare's-ear, Roundleaf Thoroughwax

Julia Scher, Cut Flower Exports of Africa, USDA APHIS ITP, Bugwood.org    bug_5477056

Month Unknown        

Small yellow flowers with conspicuous ovate bractlets about 3/8" long, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.

image of Bupleurum rotundifolium, Hound's-ear, Hare's-ear, Roundleaf Thoroughwax

Julia Scher, Cut Flower Exports of Africa, USDA APHIS ITP, Bugwood.org    bug_5477058

Month Unknown        

Upper leaves 1-2" across, entire, and perfoliate, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Bupleurum rotundifolium   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Bupleurum rotundifolium   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 140-16-001:
Bupleurum rotundifolium   FAMILY Apiaceae

 

Search by scientific name:

3038

Forb
Annual

Non-native: Eurasia

Documented growing wild in - NC -

Rare

Look for it in lawns, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

map
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Invasive?

This plant may be causing problems in natural areas outside its native range, according to authorities such as:

 

 

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer
Yellow
Mostly bisexual
5-merous
Inferior ovary

Flowers in compound umbels

FRUIT:
Summer
Schizocarp of two mericarps

 

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