Daucus carota L.

Species in the Global Pollen Project's Master Reference Collection.

Digitised Reference Slides

We currently have 2 digitised slides. Each record may contain multiple individual grains and images.

Distribution
Daucus carota (rights holder: Valter Jacinto) © Valter Jacinto

Wild Carrot

Daucus carota is native to southwest Asia and parts of Europe, with a suggested center of diversity in Afghanistan. In its native habitats, this species often occurs on mountain slopes from 2000 to 3000 meters in elevation; however, the species has been aggressively bred and cultivated as a food plant beginning about 3000 BC. Consequently the present habitats include much lower elevations and subs...

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Definition
Parent Taxon
Daucus
Global Pollen Project UUID
bee64c9f-658f-40c1-8d23-b1f3d2b16ef9
Botanical Reference
None available. You can check The Plant List for further information.
Connected Datasets

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The Plant List Global Biodiversity Information Facility