West Highland Flora

Wild Carrot


Daucus carota

 

Daucus carota

Photo Carl Farmer
9 Aug 2002 Scorrybreac, Skye

Frequent by the shore and on roadsides and grassland within a mile or so of shore.

Flowerhead diameter c 5 cm.  Fruit c 2.5-4 mm long.

ID: The large forked lower bracts

Other features: Purple spiny fruit as in pic below.

 

  Daucus carota

Photo Carl Farmer
23 Sep 2002 Glenbrittle, Skye

 
     
     
     
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