Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Anthemis cotula L. image
Photographer: Robert W. Freckmann           

Botanical Illustration

Botanical Illustration

Botanical Illustration

Robert Bierman
Family Asteraceae
Anthemis cotula L.
dog-fennel, mayweed, stinking chamomile, stinking-cotula
Anthemis: from the Greek anthemon, "flower," for their profuse blooming, and the Greek name for Chamaemelum nobile, of which chamomile tea is made
cotula: from the Greek kotule meaning "a small cup" and referring to a hollow at the base of the amplexicaule leaves
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Detailed Distribution:
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Status: Introduced - naturalized
Plant: erect, annual, 4"-36" tall, foul smelling forb with many branches; taprooted
Flower: head 3/4"-1 1/4" wide, mostly 10-16 white rays and yellow, 1/4"-1/3" wide disk; inflorescence solitary, short stalked heads at the ends of the branches; blooms May-Oct.
Leaf:alternate, 2-3 times pinnately-divided, feathery
Habitat: disturbed sites, farmyards
(Glossary)

More Information Natural Communities Herbarium Specimens
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Flora of North America (off site)
Synonyms 
Maruta cotula (L.) DC.

         
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