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Corn Chamomile - Anthemis arvensis
Other Names:  Corn Camomile, Scentless Chamomile

Non-native Species

Global Rank: GNR
State Rank: SNA
C-value: 1

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General Description
Taprooted annual. Stems ascending to erect, usually branched, 10–40 cm. Herbage glabrate to villous, non-aromatic. Leaves oblong, 15–35 mm long; ultimate segments linear to narrowly deltoid. Peduncles 4–15 cm long. Involucre 6–13 mm wide, villous. Rays 5 to 20, white, fertile; ligules 5–15 mm long. Disk corolla 2–3 mm long. Achenes ca. 2 mm long, glandular; angles tuberculate (Lesica et al. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Range Comments
Introduced throughout much of temperate North America; native to Eurasia. Collected in Lake County more than 100 years ago (Lesica et al. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Observations in Montana Natural Heritage Program Database
Number of Observations: 1

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  • Literature Cited AboveLegend:   View Online Publication
    • Lesica, P., M.T. Lavin, and P.F. Stickney. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. Fort Worth, TX: BRIT Press. viii + 771 p.
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