My Colby-Sawyer Experience

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Photographer Jill Booth Macdonell '57

Pineapple-Weed Matricaria matricarioides
Aster Asteraceae family


Leaves: Deeply and irregularly lobed or divided into nearrow segments; leaves not prickly.

Flower:Yellow flowers in heads 1/4" wide; flower heads are at end of branches. This flower is very fragrant, and smells like chamomile or pineapple.

Form/habitat:Low sprawling plant with pineapple odor when bruised. Grows in barnyards, roadsides and fields. Summer and Fall.

NWI Status: FACU

Text by Morgan Jenkins for CES301.

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