Latin name: Matricaria discoidea DC.
Pronunciation: ma-tri-KARE-ee-a dis-ko-ID-ee-a
Common name: Pineapple weed
Family: Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Habitat: Common weed in most disturbed places throughout California, footpaths, roadsides, grazed land, native to northwestern N. America, northeast Asia
Blooming period: May to August
Name derivations: 1) Matricaria 2) discoidea
NOTE: Formerly Chamomilla suaveolens, Matricaria matricarioides