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False Thorow-wax

Bupleurum subovatum

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Plant Data

Flowering Months:
JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC
Order:
Apiales
Family:
Apiaceae (Carrot)
Type:
Flower
Life Cycle:
Annual
Maximum Size:
30 centimetres tall
Habitats:
Gardens, wasteland.

Flower:
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Yellow, 5 petals
 
The tiny yellow flowers appear in umbels of 2 and 3. They are surrounded by cup-shaped bracts.
Fruit:
Warty fruits, measuring up to 4.5mm in size.
Leaves:
A greyish-green, erect, annual flower with narrowly oval, roundish and smooth leaves. The upper leaves are pierced by the stems. The leaves measure from 2 to 5cm in length and are 3 times as long as wide.
Frequency (UK):
Unusual  
Similar Species:
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Reproduced by kind permission of the BSBI.

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