Queen Anne’s lace

Queen Anne’s Lace (Daucus carota)

the meadows at Winterthur, Delaware; legacy of Henry Francis du Pont, 1880-1969, American

 

member of the carrot family; non-native, invasive, edible root, flowers, seed and leaves. Very beautiful flowers in August and September.

 

Has to be distinguished from poison hemlock, the killer of Socrates, which is in the same family.

 

 

 

 

Weymouth - August

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August, 1974, tempera on panel.

 George A. Weymouth, 1936-2016, American. Brandywine River Museum, Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania

 

 

 

 

 

 

4 thoughts on “Queen Anne’s lace

    1. Thank you, Luisa! I hope you are home safe and that you have had a wonderful visit to my native continent!

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