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Seen in Lowell, Massachusetts, USA.
From Wikipedia “Daucus carota (common names include wild carrot, (UK) bird’s nest, bishop’s lace, and (US) Queen Anne’s lace) is a flowering plant in the family Apiaceae, native to temperate regions of Europe, southwest Asia and naturalised to North America and Australia; domesticated carrots are cultivars of a subspecies, Daucus carota subsp. sativus.
Daucus carota is a variable biennial plant, usually growing up to 1 m tall and flowering from June to August. The umbels are claret-coloured or pale pink before they open, then bright white and rounded when in full flower, measuring 3–7 cm wide with a festoon of bracts beneath; finally, as they turn to seed, they contract and become concave like a bird’s nest. The dried umbels detach from the plant, becoming tumbleweeds.
Similar in appearance to the deadly poison hemlock, Daucus carota is distinguished by a mix of bi-pinnate and tri-pinnate leaves, fine hairs on its stems and leaves, a root that smells like carrots, and occasionally a single dark red flower in its center.”


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  • Linda  Makiej
    Linda Makiejover 1 year ago

  • AnnetteHoll
    AnnetteHollover 1 year ago

    beautiful shot Linda, I grew this in my former garden, it’s such a magnet for beneficial insects !

  • Thanks so very much!

    – Linda Makiej

    JUSTARTover 1 year ago

    lovely shot

  • Thanks bunches!! :)

    – Linda Makiej

  • lorilee
    lorileeover 1 year ago

    Congratulations!! Your BEAUTIFUL image is being FEATURED
    in the group, “Wildflowers of North America!!”

  • thanks so much!!

    – Linda Makiej

  • MotherNature
    MotherNatureover 1 year ago

    I love these delicate flowers and this is so nicely photographed! Congratulations on your feature – FAVE:>)

  • thank so very much!!

    – Linda Makiej

  • lorilee
    lorileeover 1 year ago

    Don’t forget to enter our $20 voucher challenge: Snow White Wildflowers

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