Wild Carrot, also known as Queen Anne’s Lace (Daucus Carota) is a biennial forb in the Carrot Family (Apiaceae). It’s native to Europe and Asia, blooms Jun-Sep and grows 1-4 ft. It tolerates moist to dry soils and partial shade to full sun exposure.
Wild Carrot is commonly found as a weed in wet prairies, meadows, savannas, chaparrals, forest edges and openings, roadsides and fields. It grows 1-2 ft in dry soils and/or warmer climates. Plant roots are edible but are known to have a bitter taste.
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