Chamomile
(Corn Chamomile - Scentless Chamomile - Field Chamomile)
Anthemis arvensis
Asteraceae (Composite Sunflower) Family

Plant is an upright, much branched annual. Preferred habitat is waste places, roadsides, around buildings and in thin woods. Distribution is throughout the Escambia region.

Leaves are alternate on the stem; almost linear to filiform; twice pinnately cleft.

Flower is a head at the end of the flowering stem, subtended by bracts in two to three series but very little overlapping in the series. Pappus is a minute crown or absent altogether. Rays are white and number 20-25. Flowers occur in the summer.

Fruit is achene.

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