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Daucus carota/Queen Ann's Lace

Daucus carota / Daucus carota
White flowrers and fine foliage are characteristic of this plant
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White flowrers and fine foliage are characteristic of this plant

Flower head view from the rear

Opening flower heads

An inflorescence with flowers just beginning to open

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Scientific Name: Daucus carota
Common Name: Queen Ann's Lace
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: to 1 foot
Bloom time: Spring, Summer
Flower color: White
Fruit present: Fall
Fruit color: Purple
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
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Comments: A biennial that grows to three feet tall and has a large taproot. It is the wild form of the cultivated, edible carrot. Considered by some as a noxious weed that invades open spaces and pastures. It's white flower may be used in arrangements and are present in late spring until early autumn.