Queen Anne's Lace or
    Wild Carrot or Bird's Nest
Queen Anne's Lace or
    Wild Carrot or Bird's Nest
Daucus carota
Parsley Family - Apiaceae or Umbelliferae
Very small, white flowers in compactly arranged flat-topped umbels; one reddish brown floret in the center of the umbel (inset). Umbels 3 to 5" wide with 3-pronged leaf-like bracts below. With fruiting, umbels curl inwards to form a "bird's nest".
(Photographed - July)
Hairy stem. Leaves 2 to 8" long and finely divided.
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