Calflora
Taxon  Report   11825    
Matricaria discoidea  DC.
Pineapple weed
Matricaria discoidea
© 2008 Keir Morse
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Matricaria discoidea
© 2008 Steve Matson
Matricaria discoidea
© 2008 Thomas Stoughton
Matricaria discoidea, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California.

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Plant Characteristics
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Matricaria discoidea
© 2005 Louis-M. Landry
Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Habitat: disturbed

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Artemisia matricarioides
PLANTS: Lepidanthus suaveolens
PLANTS: Lepidotheca suaveolens
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More information about  Matricaria discoidea
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (MADI6)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 21, 2018).

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