OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Daucus pusillus   FAMILY Apiaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Daucus pusillus   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 140-05-002:
Daucus pusillus   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Daucus pusillus

 

COMMON NAME:
American Queen Anne's Lace, American Carrot, American Wild Carrot, Seed-ticks


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image of Daucus pusillus, American Queen Anne's Lace, American Carrot, American Wild Carrot, Seed-ticks

JK Marlow    jkm110417_927

April    Cleburne County    AL

Mount Cheaha

The central flower of the umbel is white, per Weakley's Flora (2022).

image of Daucus pusillus, American Queen Anne's Lace, American Carrot, American Wild Carrot, Seed-ticks

JK Marlow    jkm110417_932

April    Cleburne County    AL

Mount Cheaha

Involucral bracts not scarious-margined, involucre extending beyond the compound umbel in flower, per Weakley's Flora (2022).


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image of Daucus pusillus, American Queen Anne's Lace, American Carrot, American Wild Carrot, Seed-ticks

JK Marlow    jkm110417_933

April    Cleburne County    AL

Mount Cheaha

Smaller and less branched than the ubiquitously naturalized D. carota, per Weakley's Flora (2022).

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Daucus pusillus   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Daucus pusillus   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 140-05-002:
Daucus pusillus   FAMILY Apiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Daucus pusillus

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

439

Forb
Annual

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Common in GA Coastal Plain (uncommon to rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC)

Habitat: Rocky prairies, open woodlands, pastures, fields, roadsides, waste places, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Complexly compound, with 2+ levels of pinnate and/or ternate compoundness
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring
White
Radially symmetrical
5-merous
Inferior ovary

Flowers in compound umbels

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Schizocarp of two mericarps

 

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