Common name: Pineapple weed
Origin: U.S. Pacific coast
U.S. Distribution: Eastern and Pacific coasts
Height: Up to 6"
Foliage: Alternate, binpinnately parted
Flowers: Solitary heads of greenish-yellow perfect disk flowers
Bloom time: May - September
Habitat: Cultivated fields, especially spinach and vegetable crops
Soil: Well drained, sandy soils
Other: In the same genus as chamomile, crushed leaves have mild pineapple
scent. The flower heads are edible and add a lemony taste to salads.
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