daisy but feathery leaves, Alaska

olreaderJuly 19, 2014

Very common wildflower in Anchorage right now, what is it?

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floral_uk z.8/9 SW UK

Does is have a herby scent? How tall is is? Possibly Matricaria chamomilla or Matricaria arvensis but I don't know if either would grow in Alaska. Or is there an Anchorage in Colorado?

This post was edited by floral_uk on Sun, Jul 20, 14 at 10:54

    Bookmark   July 20, 2014 at 3:07AM
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If it's not scented then it could be the scentless chamomile (Tripleurospermum inodorum) or it could be false mayweed. Both of these grow in Alaska.

Here is a link that might be useful: Tripleurospermum inodorum

    Bookmark   July 20, 2014 at 10:38AM
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I'm on a family trip in Anchorage, Alaska right now and my mother-in-law was interested in this plant. We have also seen Shasta daisies or something similar in other places.

I didn't notice much of a scent and the plants get taller than my knees. The scentless chamomile picture looks very much like what we have been seeing. I'll try to take better pictures.

There also is a tiny plant that grows in cracks in sidewalks etc. that some people around here call chamomile.

    Bookmark   July 20, 2014 at 11:10AM
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