Queen Anne's lace


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Queen Anne's lace
Daucus carota subsp. carota

Queen Anne's lace

n.
A widely naturalized Eurasian herb (Daucus carota subsp. carota) in the parsley family, having finely divided leaves and compound umbels of small white flowers. Also called wild carrot.
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Queen Anne's lace

n
(Plants) another name for cow parsley
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Queen′ Anne's′ lace′


n.
a plant, Daucus carota, the wild form of the carrot, having broad umbels of white flowers. Also called wild carrot.
[1890–95]
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Noun1.Queen Anne's lace - a widely naturalized Eurasian herb with finely cut foliage and white compound umbels of small white or yellowish flowers and thin yellowish rootsQueen Anne's lace - a widely naturalized Eurasian herb with finely cut foliage and white compound umbels of small white or yellowish flowers and thin yellowish roots
wild flower, wildflower - wild or uncultivated flowering plant
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In addition to alliums, asters, carnations, Bachelor buttons, milkweeds, mints, daisies of all kinds, coneflowers and zinnias to feed adults, they also require the availability of members of the umbels family (Queen Anne's Lace).
The carrot with white colour is believed to be the wild form named as Queen Anne's Lace" and is the progenitor of the modern red colored carrot.
I know that Queen Anne's Lace which grows wild is more of a summer and fall plant but can you get the cut flower year round?
The paintings oscillate between these two poles, between cobalt blue skies scudded with cottony clouds and white fields punctuated by close-ups of Queen Anne's Lace shimmering in the breeze, such as in "der Morgenthau Plan" (2012).
This is two images, the barn and Queen Anne's lace with a blank sky and a cloud picture, both taken near Caseville, Michigan.
Clouds rising like umbels of Queen Anne's lace, blooming in the sky and falling down:
Interestingly, the researchers determined that holding preservatives actually reduced the vase life of 14 cultivars such as ageratum, false queen anne's lace, lisianthus, pineapple lily, yarrow, and zinnia.
Bold red poppies, bluebells and Queen Anne's Lace sit side-by-side with the exotic Chrysanthemums and Elephant Garlic.
Queen Anne's Lace, with its delicate, doily-like white flowers, frequently grows intertwined with chicory, creating a lovely blue and white fringe along New York's summer roadsides.
With vegetables and Queen Anne's lace and lettuce in a row.
Some have used the wildflower Queen Anne's lace, common milkweed, or even mistletoe, a plant that can ensure that all the kissing it inspires doesn't result in an unwanted pregnancy.
pumilio in our acquired colony, repeated collections from flower heads of false Queen Anne's Lace (Ammi majus) on an organic farm in Gainesville, Florida, yielded both species in unequal numbers and at differing sex ratios.