Australian carrot facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsAustralian carrot
It grows as an erect annual herb, from 2 to 60 centimetres in height, but rarely over 20 centimetres. Flowers occur in a range of colours.
This species was first published by Jacques Labillardière in 1805, under the name Scandex glochidiata. It was transferred into Caucalia in 1809, then Daucus in 1844.
It is common in both temperate and arid areas of Australia, but not in tropical areas. It is often found in association with limestone, though it tolerates a variety of soils.
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