Wild Carrot (Daucus carota)


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Family: Apiaceae (Umbelliferae)

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Widespread, hairy perennial of rough grassland. Commonest around coasts. Leaves are 2 to 3 times pinnate with narrow leaflets. Dense umbels are pinkish in bud but white in flower, central flower red; appear June to September. Umbels concave in fruit. Height up to 75cm