BCP/Matricaria discoidea

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Matricaria discoidea

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Profile for Matricaria discoidea (Pineappleweed)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit: Herbaceous forb
Flowers: Discoid heads
Foliage: The leaves are pinnately dissected and sweet-scented when crushed.
Stem: The plant grows 3 to 12 inches (7.5 - 30 cm) high.
Scent: The flowers exude a chamomile/pineapple aroma when crushed.
Growing Conditions: Disturbed areas, especially those with poor, compacted soil. It can be seen blooming on footpaths, roadsides, and similar places in spring and early summer.
Life Cycle: Annual
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Late Spring, Early Summer, Mid Summer

Regional data and additional images for Matricaria discoidea

Regional data:
Southeastern Pennsylvania: (invasive or naturalized) May, June, July
New Hampshire: May, June, July, August, September

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This page is a profile for the plant species Matricaria discoidea, used to collect records of where and when this plant was observed blooming, and for providing identification information for use in dichotomous keys. If you would like to help collect data for this or other plants, see Bloom clock project/How to Contribute for orientation.