Herb: Hare's Ear


Latin name: Bupleurum rotundifolium


Family: Umbelliferae



Edible parts of Hare's Ear:

Leaves - raw or cooked. Added to salads or used as a pot-herb. The leaves are also used as a spice.

Description of the plant:



Plant:
Annual


Height:
30 cm
(11 3/4 inch)

Flovering:
June
to July

Habitat of the herb:

Cornfields, waste places and waysides, often as a weed of cultivated land.

Propagation of Hare's Ear:

Seed - sow spring in situ.

Cultivation of the herb:

Cornfields, waste places and waysides, often as a weed of cultivated land.

Medicinal use of Hare's Ear:

None known

Known hazards of Bupleurum rotundifolium:

None known

Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.