Scientific Name: Matricaria discoidea Form: Irregular
Common Name:pineapple weed Texture:Fine
Family Name:AsteraceaeHabit: Upright, Spreading
Plant Type: Annual, Weed (horticultural) Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.1 - 0.2m x 0.1 - 0.3m
Origin: North America Hardiness Zone:Zone 6: (-23 to -18 C)
Leaves: Dissected, Compound, Alternate, Basal, Soft flexible, Pinnate venation, Pubescent, Tripinnate, Oblong, Incised
Flowers: Head (capitulum), Green-yellow, Yellow, Jul- Aug- Jun- Sep
Fruit: Achene, Brown, Oct- Sep
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media:
Landscape Uses: Attract butterflies, Attract beneficial insects, Herb
Key ID Features:Flower heads cone-shaped, composed of dense-packed yellowish-green corollas, and lacking ray-florets, have a chamomile/pineapple aroma when crushed.