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139853 Daucus carota L. [as Daucus vulgaris] [syn. Daucus vulgaris Garsault] / Bonelli, Giorgio, Hortus Romanus juxta Systema Tournefortianum, vol. 5: t. 74 (1783-1816)

241739 Daucus carota L. / Dietrich, A.G., Flora regni borussici, vol. 10: t. 708 (1842) [A.G. Dietrich]

71831 Daucus carota L. / Rousseau, J.J., La botanique de J.J. Rousseau, t. 28 (1805) [P.J. Redouté]

Daucus carota by horticultural art. Fred has some very interesting photo compositions in his Flickr gallery.

Queen Anne's Lace, Wild Carrot, Bird's Nest or Bishop's lace. It's all Daucus carota (the wild carrot). Family Apiacaea, native in the UK. Edible while young. Crushed seeds of this plant were used by Hippocrates as a form of birth control. In dyes, the flowers give a creamy, off-white colour. Beneficial weed.

from Etsy

Color Study no. 5 Original Abstract Acrylic Painting