|Daucus Carota||Parsley Family||Umbelliferae|
|June - September||Common|
Description: From 1 to 5 feet tall, Leaves are large but divided into many small narrow sagments and subdivided. Flowers are extremely flat clusters and form a lace like pattern, hence the name Queen Anne's Lace. Center of flower cluster often has a single deep purple floret note Picture below. Old flower clusters with maturing seeds cul to form a cup "bird nest" another common name. Skin irritant to some and if eaten by milk cow's it will give there milk a sour taste.
Location: Waste grounds, fields and roadsides.
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