Tripleurospermum inodorum

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Scientific Name Tripleurospermum inodorum (Matricaria perforata) USDA PLANTS Symbol
Common Name Scentless Chamomile, False Chamomile, Scentless False Mayweed ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
Family Asteraceae (Sunflower) SEINet
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Description Life zones and habitat: Montane and subalpine. Disturbed areas, roadsides, around buildings.
Plant: Erect annual, single stem, multiple branches.
Leaves: Stem leaves alternate, finely dissected into fleshy, narrow linear leaflets.
Inflorescence: Flower heads about 2 inches across with about 20 ray florets (petals) and many yellow disk florets in mound-shaped center, green and brown bracts.
References: Descr. adapted from "Guide to Colorado Wildflowers" by G.K. Guennel.
Notes: Native to Eurasia and North Africa, considered an invasive weed in North America.
Colorado Status
Noxious Weed

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