Queen Anne's lace: wild carrot; it is often known as "Queen Anne's lace". It is so called because the flower resembles lace; the red to dark purple flower in the center is told to represent a blood droplet where Queen Anne pricked herself with a needle when she was making the lace. The function of the tiny red to dark purple flower, is to attract insects. It is known as a noxious weed by the USDA.
But . . .
a pretty weed it is.
I think it's beautiful.
Happy White Wednesday!
This plant blooms from May to October. It is a