Wild carrot

Daucus carota

Importance

Widespread mainly on dry, stony light loam soils. Locally problematical.

Wild carrot - young1. Cotyledons are long and narrow.
Wild carrot 22. First true leaf is pale green and much divided .Characteristic smell of carrots when crushed.
Wild carrot 33. An upright annual or biennial. Classic umbellifer flower head, like cow parsley. Leaves triangular or oval much divided. Very small pale orange carrot-like root.