Latin name: Matricaria discoidea DC.
  Pronunciation: ma-tri-KARE-ee-a dis-KOY-dee-a

  Common name: Pineapple weed
  Family: Asteraceae (Sunflower)
  Habitat: Common weed in most disturbed places
  throughout California, footpaths, roadsides, grazed
  land, native to northwest N. America, northeast Asia

  Blooming period: May to August
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Matricaria
  2) discoidea
  Formerly Chamomilla suaveolens, Matricaria matricarioides
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