Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Campanulids: Apiales
Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Check out EDDMapS.org to see where this has been reported.
Read more about Hound's-ear at Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
Hound's-ear, Hare's-ear, Roundleaf Thoroughwax
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Julia Scher, Cut Flower Exports of Africa, USDA APHIS ITP, Bugwood.org bug_5477056
Small yellow flowers with conspicuous ovate bractlets about 3/8" long, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.
Julia Scher, Cut Flower Exports of Africa, USDA APHIS ITP, Bugwood.org bug_5477058
Upper leaves 1-2" across, entire, and perfoliate, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.
Habitat: Lawns, disturbed areas, preferring calcareous substrates, per Weakley's Flora
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Click here to see a map showing all occurrences known to SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria. (Zoom in to see more detail.)
This plant may be causing problems in natural areas outside its native range, according to authorities such as:
Flowers in compound umbels
Schizocarp of two mericarps
TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!
- Wildflowers of Tennessee p174
- Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians p210
- Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains p112