The flower head is cone-shaped, composed of dense-packed yellowish-green corollas, and lacking ray-florets.
I'm used to the low end of that range, but, yeah.
The plant grows 2 to 16 inches (5.1 to 40.6 cm) high.
The plant grows well in disturbed areas, especially those with poor, compacted soil. It can be seen blooming on footpaths, roadsides, and similar places in spring and early summer. In North America, it can be found from central Alaska down to...
This is one of the first plants I ever really noticed as a child
Hester Winterbourne wrote:Pineapple mayweed, in my estimation, is a completely different smell to "real" chamomile! My herb book says the scent is stronger and far less pleasant, and an infusion is occasionally used for worms and as a sedative! If you like it, don't try real chamomile or it may ruin your version for you!
I have never considered it to have a pineapple scent, but then, I am sure I was eating/smelling it long before I ever saw a pineapple; they weren't much seen in rural Alaska in the late 1970s. It's fruity, yes, and that character is retained to an extent in the tea. To me it just tastes like sunshine. It mixes incredibly well with mint. There's no better summer tea (hot or cold) for me.
Skandi Rogers wrote:Does it keep the pineapple scent when made into tea?
Richard Hartman wrote:I'm new here,not sure if I have permissions to post links or pictures.
But, if you search, Tripleurospermum inodorum maybe this is the plant you are looking for.
Hope this helps