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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
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

 

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


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

JK Marlow    jkm110417_927

April    Cleburne County    AL

Mount Cheaha

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

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

JK Marlow    jkm110417_932

April    Cleburne County    AL

Mount Cheaha

Involucral bracts not scarious-margined, per Weakley's Flora.


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

JK Marlow    jkm110417_933

April    Cleburne County    AL

Mount Cheaha

Smaller and less branched than D. carota, per Weakley's Flora.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
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

 

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439

Forb
Annual

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common in Coastal Plain, uncommon in Piedmont, rare in Mountains

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

map
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full sun ...Variable

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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