Daucus carota

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    Daucus carota @ Kiba Park

Basic information

Flower Name
Daucus carota
Formal Name
Daucus carota
Alias
Wild Carrot, Daucus carota
Habitat
West Asia - Mediterranean 
Morph
overwort grass

Comment

What is Daucus carota

Daucus carota or Wild Carrot(scientific name: Daucus carota) is native to Western Asia - the Mediterranean, is a natural plant of overwort grass of the family Apiaceae. The leaves are green. In summer, white small flowers like lace will gather and bloom. Although it is a prototype of carrots, it is not edible.

Common name: Nora ginseng (scientific name), Scientific name: Daucus carota, aka: Wild Carrot, Queen Anne's Lace, Noningjin, Origin: West Asia ~ Mediterranean, Distribution of habitat: Japan nationwide, Environment: roadside, city area, living type: overgrowth, plant height: 30 to 100 cm, leaf shape: 2 to 3 times 3 petalled leaf color: green, flowering period: July ~ September, flower color: white, inflorescence type: complex scattering inflorescence, inflorescence diameter: 15 to 20 cm, petal number: 5, fruit shape: long ellipse.

Detailed information

Order
Apiales
Family
Apiaceae
Genus
Daucus
Species
D. carota
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Umbel
Petal shape
5petals
Leaf type
Tripinnate-Compound Leaf
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
Plain/fleet
Color
White
Season
JulAugSep
Height
30 ~ 100 [cm]
Diameter
15 ~ 20

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