SCENTED MAYWEED Matricaria recutita (Asteraceae) Height to 60cm. Similar to Scentless Mayweed but scented and aromatic. Grows on disturbed ground. FLOWERS are borne in clusters of solitary, long-stalked heads, 20-30mm across, with yellow disc florets and white ray florets (Jun-Aug). No scales between disc florets. Receptacle is hollow and conical. FRUITS are achenes without black oil glands. LEAVES are feathery and much-divided. STATUS-Widespread and common only in the S.
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SCENTED MAYWEED Matricaria recutita (Asteraceae) Height to 60cm. Similar to Scentless Mayweed but scented and aromatic. Grows on disturbed ground. FLOWERS are borne in clusters of solitary, long-stalked heads, 20-30mm across, with yellow disc florets and white ray florets (Jun-Aug). No scales between disc florets. Receptacle is hollow and conical. FRUITS are achenes without black oil glands. LEAVES are feathery and much-divided. STATUS-Widespread and common only in the S.

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