Common name: Thorow-wax
Botanical name: Bupleurum rotundifolium

Thorow-waxThis is a very distinctive member of the carrot family (Apiaceae) that grows up to 75 cm tall, with a reddish, branched stem. The leaves are round to oval, the uppermost surrounding the stem. The greenishyellow flowers have small yellowish petals and are gathered in clusters at the end of stems. Each cluster is surrounded by a ring of green, petal-like bracteoles. Each flower produces a pair of brown seeds, each seed measuring 3.0-3.5mm.


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