Roundleaf Thoroughwort
(Inland Roundleaf Thoroughwort - Common Roundleaf Boneset - Hairy Boneset)
Eupatorium rotundifolium - Linnaeus
Asteraceae (Composite Sunflower) Family

The plant is an upright, hairy perennial. Its preferred habitat is wood clearings and savannas. Distribution is throughout the Escambia region.

The leaves are opposite on the stem; one whole part; no leaf stalk; egg-shaped to nearly round. The margins are toothed and tapers to the tip with sides less than equal (appears twisted). Base is rounded to almost squared.

The flowers are at the end of the stem in flat-top clusters of heads; bisexual in nature and symmetrical in form. The disc flowers are white. Flowers occur in the summer.

Fruit is a seed in which the outer layer is fused to it.

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