Last modified on 30 June 2006, at 18:40

Field Guide/Wild Carrot

Wild Carrot (Queen Anne's Lace)
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Location
Habitat Fields, grassy area, roadsides
Range Most of North America and Europe
Flowers
Color Small and white, atop flat umbel; central flower pink or purple
Umbel 15 cm. (6 in.) across, flat-top
Flowering May-September
Notes Umbels curl inward in older plants
Stems
Description Lacy-leafed
Texture Smooth
Leaves
Description Lacy blades; 5-15 cm. wide (2-6 in.); Pinnate
Width 5-15 cm. wide (2-6 in.)
Fruit
Description Oval with very small barbed prickles