Flora of Northern Ireland
Daucus carota
© Paul Hackney
Daucus carota
© Paul Hackney
Daucus carota
(Map updated: March 2008)
 

An umbelliferous plant with a tuberous taproot - the wild ancestor of our cultivated carrot. Especially common in dry pastures and on sand dunes around the coast.

All the Northern Ireland plants belong to the subspecies carota.

All names: Daucus carota L.