Matricaria chamomilla L. (Chamomile)



Matricaria chamomilla

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Matricaria chamomilla L. – (Chamomile)

Annual scented herb of the daisy family -composite- till 60 cm tall. Erect glabrous stems. Divided leaves, toothed- lobed. Head flowers till 2,5 cm wide; White ligules, hanging as they grow up. Yellow florets, pentalobulated in a conical receptacle. In cultivated lands, sandy soils and waste lands.

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Vicente Martínez Centelles
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