Matricaria discoidea [Chamomilla suaveolens] de Candolle 1837 (Family Asteraceae)


Plant

Leaf

Flower

Fruit

Height: 5-30cm
Annual, Persistent Seed Bank
Hermaphrodite, Flowering June - November (Earliest: 2.5)

Protective Chemicals
Terpenoids Farnesene, Myrcene
Coumarins Herniarin
Acids Palmitic

Biotopes:
Meadows

Around Buildings
Microhabitat:
Bare Ground
Seed Dispersal: Hitch-hiking
Flower Visitors:
Oscinella pusilla
Sapivores:
Aphis fabae

Ecological Flora of the British Isles
Skye Flora: Pineapple Mayweed


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