Daucus carota subsp. carota — Overview

Wild Carrot Or Queen Anne's Lace learn more about names for this taxon

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Wild carrot (Daucus carota carota), also known as Queen Anne’s lace, is native to temperate regions of Europe and western Asia, and has been introduced into America, New Zealand, Australia and Japan. It is sometimes viewed as a problematic weed at least in its non-native range. (Rong et al. 2010 and references therein).

Wild Carrot is found in a range of habitats, but especially dry fields, roadsides, and other disturbed areas.


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