Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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

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Invasive?

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

Brooklyn Botanic Garden

 

full sun ...Variable

LEAVES:
Decompound: Segments filiform
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer
Yellow
Radially symmetrical
5-merous
Inferior ovary
Flowers in compound umbels

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Schizocarp of two mericarps

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



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

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 (1968) 140-12-001:
Foeniculum vulgare   FAMILY Apiaceae

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Fennel