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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Foeniculum vulgare   FAMILY Apiaceae


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Foeniculum vulgare   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 140-12-001:
Foeniculum vulgare   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Foeniculum foeniculum

 

COMMON NAME:
Fennel


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image of Foeniculum vulgare, Fennel

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_fofo_001_lhd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Foeniculum vulgare   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Foeniculum vulgare   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 140-12-001:
Foeniculum vulgare   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Foeniculum foeniculum

 

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572

Forb
Biennial/Perennial

Non-native: Mediterranean Europe

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon

Look for it in fields, dredge spoil, old gardens, waste places, vacant lots, roadsides, per Weakley's Flora

map
Click here to see a more detailed map from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium,

or click here to see a map from SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.


Invasive?

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

 

 

full sun ...Variable

LEAVES:
Complexly compound into filiform segments
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer
Yellow
Radially symmetrical
5-merous
Inferior ovary

Flowers in compound umbels

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Schizocarp of two mericarps

 

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