Wake Up And Live

Queen Annes Lace

Posted in Uncategorized by Sarah Skeen on August 12, 2008

Wild carrot was introduced and naturalized in North America, where it is often known as “Queen Anne’s lace”. It is so called because the flower resembles lace; the red flower in the center represents a blood droplet where Queen Anne pricked herself with a needle when she was making the lace. The function of the tiny red flower is to attract insects.

An upclose shot taken on our walk today 🙂

Advertisements

One Response

Subscribe to comments with RSS.

  1. Tabitha said, on August 12, 2008 at 5:32 pm

    okay, so queen annes lace is not what i thought it was. thanks for the info. i always feel little bit smarter after leaving your blog, lol.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: