Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Forb
Biennial

Non-native: Europe
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

Look for it in pastures, fields, roadsides, waste places, per Weakley's Flora

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INVASIVE

This plant is causing problems in natural areas outside its native range, according to authorities such as:

Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Georgia Exotic Pest Plant Council, 2006
Kentucky Exotic Pest Plant Council, 2013
SC Exotic Pest Plant Council, 2014
Tennessee Exotic Pest Plant Council, 2009

 

full sun ...Variable

LEAVES:
Pinnately decompound
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
White
Radially symmetrical
5-merous
5 stamens
Inferior ovary
Flowers in compound umbels

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Schizocarp of two mericarps

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Campanulids: Apiales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Daucus carota   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Daucus carota   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 140-05-001:
Daucus carota   FAMILY Apiaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Queen Anne's Lace, Wild Carrot, Bird's Nest