Anthemis cotula L.

  • Authority

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

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  • Scientific Name

    Anthemis cotula L.

  • Description

    Species Description - Taprooted, usually subglabrous, malodorous annual 1-9 dm; lvs 2-6 cm, 2-3 times pinnatifid, with narrow segments; heads short-pedunculate, the disk 5-10 mm wide, becoming ovoid or short-cylindric at maturity; invol sparsely villous; rays mostly 10-16, sterile and usually neutral, white, 5-11 mm; receptacle chaffy only toward the middle, its firm, narrow, subulate bracts tapering to the apex; achenes subterete or nearly quadrangular, obscurely ca 10-ribbed, strongly glandular-tuberculate; 2n=18. Fields and waste places; native of Europe, now a cosmopolitan weed. (Maruta c.)

  • Common Names