Other names: wild carrot
Blooming time: May to October
Height: 2-3 ft.
Stems and Leaves: Leaves are feathery like
those of the carrot.
Flowers and Fruit: Queen Anne's Lace has
extremely flat clusters of flowers that form a lace-like
pattern. There is often a single tiny deep purple floret
in the center. Old flower clusters curl to form a cuplike
"bird's nest". There are stiff 3-forked bracts below the
main flower cluster.
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Page last updated March 24, 2015
Text resources: Wildflowers of the Tallgrass Prairie- The Upper Midwest,
Sylvan T. Runkel and Dean M. Roosa;
A Field Guide to Wildflowers of the Northeastern and
North-central North America, Roger Tory Peterson and
Photos by Barb McGee - bjmcreations.com