Sea Mayweed - Tripleurospermum maritimum. Height to 60cm. Similar to Scentless Mayweed but more branched and spreading; grows mainly on coastal shingle and sand. FLOWERS are borne in clusters of solitary, long-stalked heads, 20-40mm across, with yellow disc florets and white ray florets (Apr-Oct). No scales between disc florets. Receptacle is domed and solid. FRUITS are achenes. LEAVES are much-divided into cylindrical and fleshy segments.
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Sea Mayweed - Tripleurospermum maritimum. Height to 60cm. Similar to Scentless Mayweed but more branched and spreading; grows mainly on coastal shingle and sand. FLOWERS are borne in clusters of solitary, long-stalked heads, 20-40mm across, with yellow disc florets and white ray florets (Apr-Oct). No scales between disc florets. Receptacle is domed and solid. FRUITS are achenes. LEAVES are much-divided into cylindrical and fleshy segments.

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