Taxon  Report   392 
Anthemis cotula  L.
Dog fennel,  Mayweed, dog fennel, Stinking chamomile
Anthemis cotula
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
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Anthemis cotula
© 2008 Keir Morse
Anthemis cotula
© 2008 Keir Morse
Anthemis cotula, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Anthemis cotula
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Genus: Anthemis
weed, characteristic of disturbed places
Habitat: disturbed
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

ICPN: Anthemis foetida
ICPN: Chamaemelum cotula
ICPN: Chamaemelum foetidum
ICPN + PLANTS: Maruta cotula
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Aug 16, 2018).

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