A very common wild plant , often found on dry grounds
or next to roads.
It has broad white umbels that attract a lot of insects .
Flowering is during the summer. There is between the white
flowers one red-black flower to be seen.
Wild Carot and the vegetable carrot
They look very simular as the are narrow related.
The Wild carrot has a white and long, uneatable carrot.
If they grow in the near of a vegetable carrot,
then that carrot will produce the seed of het wild carrot.
For this reason the wild carrot is combatted in those
part of the county were carrots are grown commercally.
Wild Carot and the Swallowtail
A lot of insects visit the wild carrot , most notibaly the Old world
The Wild carrot or Daucus carota.
Wild carrot and Common Yarrow
Both Wild carrot and Yarrow have the same white
umbels but have very different leaves: Yarrow
has very fine divided leaves.
Wild parrot appears on the same places and has the same
flowering period (the summer).