Taxon  Report   2623    
Daucus carota  L.
Queen anne's lace,  Wild carrot
Daucus carota
© 2007 Luigi Rignanese
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Daucus carota
© 2005 Lisa Powers
Daucus carota
© 2011 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.

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Daucus carota
© 2007 Luigi Rignanese
Family: APIACEAE  
Genus: Daucus

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
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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 21, 2019).