Pineapple Weed (Matricaria discoidea)

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Matricaria discoidea Accepted
Matricaria matricarioides Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Life cycle: Annual
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Pollinators: Flies

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Posted by Maridell (Sioux City IA - Zone 4b) on Jun 11, 2012 9:27 AM

Per Wikipedia: They are edible and have been used in salads (although they may become bitter by the time the plant blooms) and to make herbal tea. Pineapple weed has been used for medicinal purposes, including for relief of gastrointestinal upset, infected sores, fevers, and postpartum anemia.

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