Anthemis tinctoria L.

  • Authority

    Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

  • Family


  • Scientific Name

    Anthemis tinctoria L.

  • Description

    Species Description - Short-lived perennial 3–7 dm; stem sparingly branched above or simple, villous-puberulent at least above; lvs pinnatifid, 2–6 cm, with winged rachis and deeply toothed or pinnatifid segments, villous or almost floccose beneath; heads solitary and long-pedunculate at the ends of the branches; disk 12–18 mm wide; invol thinly villous-tomentose; rays 20–30, pistillate and fertile, yellow, 7–15 mm; receptacle chaffy throughout, its bracts narrow, with firm yellow awn-tip equaling the disk-fls; achenes compressed-quadrangular, ± striate-nerved; 2n=18. Fields and waste places; native of Europe, sparingly naturalized in much of our range. June–Sept. (Cota t.)

  • Common Names

    yellow chamomile