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Weed Science & Agronomy

Bayer Code : antmi

Scientific name: Chamaemelum mixtum (L.) Alloni

Synonym(s) of Sc. name: Arthemis mixata L., Ormenis mixta (L.) Dumortier

Classification: Compositae, Dicotyledonous

Common name: Chamaemelum mixtum

Synonym(s) of Common name:

Name per country: DE : Sparrige Hundskamille ; ES : manzanilla estrellada ; FR : anthémis panaché ; IT : camomilla bicolore ; PT : margaça ;

Biological type: Annual

Seed snapshot Seed:



- Cotyledons elliptical to ovate with rounded tip, sessile.

- Entire leaves, elongated, rounded tip, then leaf divided, hairy.

Adult plant snapshot Adult plant snapshot Adult plant:

- Height 10-40 cm. Pubescent odoriferous.

- Stem branched, erect or ascending.

- Leaves in rosette, alternated, green bright. Cauline leaves with very large foliar axil, pinnatipartite with entire or serrate segment mucron and hairs decreasing in height throughout base. Hair intensity increases with development.

- Flower yellow tubulous with white ligule in capitulum. Flowers with pointed hairy plicate palea. Involucre of bracts scarious margin.

- Fruits : achenes very small (1mm) yellowish.

- Biological type: annual.

Mistake with: Chamaemelum fuscatum , Anthemis altissima , Anthemis arvensis , Anacyclus clavatus , Anacyclus radiatus , Anacyclus valentinus

Ecological profile (click on flags): Spain   Present     France  Present     Italy  Present     Portugal  Present    

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