West Highland Flora

Scentless Mayweed


Tripleurospermum inodorum

 

Tripleurospermum inodorum

Photo Carl Farmer
13 Nov 2003 Portree, Skye

Uncommon weed of cultivated or disturbed soil.

Flower diameter c 30-45 mm

ID: Daisy-like flowers; leaves made up of non-fleshy linear segments..  Sea Mayweed differs in having somewhat fleshy leaf segments, and is only found near the sea.

Other features: Annual, fond of arable fields.  As with Sea Mayweed. flowerheads are enclosed in brown-edged green sepal-like bracts.

 

Tripleurospermum inodorum

Photo Carl Farmer
13 Nov 2003 Portree, Skye

 

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