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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Campanulids: Asterales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Anthemis cotula   FAMILY Asteraceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Anthemis cotula   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Anthemis cotula

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-80-002:
Anthemis cotula   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Maruta cotula

 

COMMON NAME:
Stinking Chamomile, Stinking Mayweed, Dog-fennel, Chigger-weed


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image of Anthemis cotula, Stinking Chamomile, Stinking Mayweed, Dog-fennel, Chigger-weed

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_anco2_001_lvd

        

image of Anthemis cotula, Stinking Chamomile, Stinking Mayweed, Dog-fennel, Chigger-weed

Gill Newberry    gn05_a_cotula_flower

May        

image of Anthemis cotula, Stinking Chamomile, Stinking Mayweed, Dog-fennel, Chigger-weed

Gill Newberry    gn05_anthemis_cotula

May        

Resembles Oxeye Daisy but with smaller flowers and finely dissected foliage, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.

image of Anthemis cotula, Stinking Chamomile, Stinking Mayweed, Dog-fennel, Chigger-weed

Stephanie C. Brundage    scb_060116hayesvillenc_02

June    Clay County    NC

Roadside

Leaves 2-3x finely divided into narrow linear lobes. Ill-smelling, per Wildflowers of Tennessee.

image of Anthemis cotula, Stinking Chamomile, Stinking Mayweed, Dog-fennel, Chigger-weed

Stephanie C. Brundage    scb_061116hayesville_07

June    Clay County    NC

Clay County Native Botanical Garden

Solitary flowers on long stalks from upper leaf axils with 10-16 white rays, per Wildflowers of Tennessee.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Anthemis cotula   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Anthemis cotula   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Anthemis cotula

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-80-002:
Anthemis cotula   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Maruta cotula

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

106

Forb
Winter annual

Non-native: Eurasia

Common (uncommon in GA Coastal Plain)

Habitat: Roadsides, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple: 2- or 3-pinnately dissected
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Rays: White
Disc: Yellow
Disc flowers bisexual & fertile/ Ray flowers sterile
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Achene

 

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