Wild Carrot / Queen Anne's Lace

(Daucus Carota)

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Below: As flowers go to seed they turn inward creating the appearance of a birds nest
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Below: the leaves look like carrot leaves
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This is the ancestor of the cultivated carrot. It has a whitish bitter taproot. It was introduced from Eurasia and in found as a well established weed throughout North America. It's a common roadside weed.

- - Updated 08/08/2015