Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium

  Matricaria recutita L. image
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Botanical Illustration

Kurt Stüber
Family Asteraceae
Matricaria recutita L.
chamomile, mayweed
Matricaria: from the Latin matrix, "the womb," the plant once having been used as a cure for female disorders
recutita: circumcised, cut around
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Status: Introduced - adventive
Plant: annual forb

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Chamomilla chamomilla (L.) Rydb.
Chamomilla recutita (L.) Rauschert
Matricaria chamomilla L.
Matricaria chamomilla L. var. coronata (J.Gay) Coss. & Germ.
Matricaria suaveolens L.

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