Daucus carota

Daucus carota

  • Daucus carota
  • Daucus carota
  • Flower name
    Daucus carota
  • Scientific name
    Daucus carota
  • Aliasワイルドキャロット, 野良人参, Wild Carrot, Daucus carota
  • Place of originWest Asia - Mediterranean 
  • Place of floweringFields and footpaths
  • Flowering seasonJuly, August, September

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.


  • Eye
    Apiales
  • Family
    Apiaceae
  • Genus
    Daucus
  • Species
    D. carota
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Scattered inflorescence/ umbrella shape
  • Petal shape
    Five-petal
  • Leaf type
    3 times pinnate compound leaf
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typeoverwort grass
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height30.0 ~ 100.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower15.0 ~ 20.0 cm

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