Calflora
Taxon  Report   2623    
Daucus carota  L.
Queen anne's lace,  Wild carrot
Daucus carota
© 2007 Luigi Rignanese
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Daucus carota
© 2011 Zoya Akulova
Daucus carota
© 2013 Zoya Akulova
Daucus carota, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

Interactive Distribution Map


Observation Hotline
(observation details + photos)



point, line, or polygon

one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Plant Characteristics
and Associations



Bloom Period
Daucus carota
© 2005 Lisa Powers
Family: APIACEAE  
Genus: Daucus
Toxicity: DERMATITIS

Wetlands:
Arid West: Occurs in non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Daucus carota ssp. carota
PLANTS: Daucus carota ssp. sativus
More information about  Daucus carota
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (DACA6)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 21, 2018).

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