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Carrot Classification

The common carrot is actually a subspecies of the Wild Carrot (Daucus carota), also known as "Queen Anne's lace" in North America.

  • Kingdom: Plantae
  • Clade: Tracheophytes
  • Clade: Angiosperms
  • Clade: Eudicots
  • Clade: Asterids
  • Order: Apiales
  • Family: Apiaceae
  • Genus: Daucus
  • Species: Daucus carota
  • Subspecies Daucus carota sativus

Also check out the Carrot Pictures.


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