|Common Name:||Scentless chamomile|
|Method of Transportation:||Transportation of seeds through: wind, water, soil, crop seeds, on vehicles/equipment, fill and animal feed.Transportation corridors are a major source of infestation and spread.|
|Habitat/Range:||Can be found low to mid-elevation: along roadsides, ditches, shore lines, fence lines, in forage crops and in areas of high soil moisture (for example around ponds and in areas of seasonal flooding).|
Scentless chamomile (Matricaria maritima) has daisy-like flowers, nearly fern-like leaves and grows to 1 m in height. It is distinguished from oxeye daisy by its small flowers, only 2 to 3 cm across, in comparison to the approximately 5 cm diameter flowers of oxeye daisy. It is an annual to short-lived perennial and it has almost no odour when crushed.
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