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Queen Anne's lace   /kwin ænz leɪs/   Listen
Queen Anne's lace

A widely naturalized Eurasian herb with finely cut foliage and white compound umbels of small white or yellowish flowers and thin yellowish roots.  Synonyms: Daucus carota, wild carrot.

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"Queen Anne's lace" Quotes from Famous Books

... The name alone makes Jack glad he came to America. And then, the colour of the marshes!—crimson and orange-gold, with streaks of emerald. Where there weren't marshes, the meadows were white with Queen Anne's lace. She must have sent a lot of it to America! Tiger lilies grew wild, dazzling colonies of them, and from gray rocks ferns spurted and showered. Isn't it charming that a river called the Mystic should run, or, rather, ...
— The Lightning Conductor Discovers America • C. N. (Charles Norris) Williamson and A. M. (Alice Muriel)

... lawn looks like a meadow, And if she mows the place She leaves the clover standing And the Queen Anne's lace! ...
— A Few Figs from Thistles • Edna St. Vincent Millay

Words linked to "Queen Anne's lace" :   wildflower, Daucus, wild flower, genus Daucus

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