Native SpeciesWild carrot

Daucus carota
FOUND by beachpeach334
Cape Elizabeth
ID Confirmed
Quality checked by gardenerguy
Peer reviewed by monkeychildren
Field Notes
We found our plant, there is a great abundance of it here in this area. The weather is cold and plants are going through seasonal changes. The plants around it are overgrown and brownish tan color form the cold. The air is cold and crisp. The Wild Carrot plant is now concave, like a birds nest, and the seed have become raw. Surrounded by Milkweed, the plant is growing in large clusters. We are surprised because there is a lot of it and we didn’t expect to find this much.
A sketch of our study site.
Supporting Evidence
Photo of my evidence.
There was not just one of the plants, but many because they spread really fast and grow rapidly.
Photo of my evidence.
The seeds, they are an oval shape and small, they spread really easily and quickly. The seeds look like little bugs.
Photo of my evidence.
The shape of the stem and top of the plant, the steam is long and skinny and the top is wide and flat, with little white seeds and flower.
Species Observation: Species Looked For
Did you find it?: 
I think I found it
Scientific name:
Daucus carota
Common name:
Wild carrot
Sampling method: 
Just looking around
Photo of our sampling method.
Place Studied
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N 43.593421 °
W -70.232141 °
Observation Site Information
A photo of our study site.
Upland - Field
Trip Information
CEMS School Grounds
Trip date: 
Tue, 2011-10-18 12:52
Town or city: 
Cape Elizabeth
Type of investigation: 
Species Survey
Eastern Coastal
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