Queen Anne's Lace (Daucus carota)
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- Cow Parsnip
Cow parsnip looks like Queen Anne's lace on steroids. It is larger and heaver in every dimension.
- Eastern Hemlock-Parsley
Queen Anne's lace has hairy stems and a central blackish blossom.
- Poison Hemlock
The hemlock has a smooth, thick stem, while Queen Anne's lace has a delicate, hairy stem.
- Spotted Cowbane
Queen Anne's lace has a delicate, carrot-like leaf, while cowbane has divided leave with lanceate leaflets.
- Wild Parsnip
Wild parsnip is always yellow, while Queen Anne's lace is normally white (though rarely pink).