Mayweed, Stinking Chamomile, Dog Fennel (Anthemis cotula)

Asteraceae/Compositae (ASTER/COMPOSITE FAMILY)
An ill-smelling bushy annual from 4-36″ tall. Leaves
are 0.8-2.5: long and are alternate, 2-3 times finely-divided into narrow linear lobes. Solitary flowers are borne on long stalks from the upper leaf axils, and have a yellow disk flower 0.2-0.4″ wide with 10-16 white ray flowers 0.2 to 0.45″ long. The ray flowers are sterile. Bloom time May-August. Found in fields, waste places and disturbed areas.

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