Sea Mayweed, Coastal Scentless Mayweed, Scentless Mayweed, Scentless Camomile, False Camomile
Sea Mayweed (Tripleurospermum inodorum) is an annual plant that grows between 10 and 50 centimeters high. It blooms from summer to autumn, is related to the German Camomile (Matricaria chamomilla) and is also called Coastal Scentless Mayweed, Scentless Mayweed, Scentless Camomile or False Camomile.
Tripleurospermum inodorum can be found on or near fields and occasionally also in meadows and along roadsides.
The distribution area of Tripleurospermum inodorum reaches from Europe to China.
Albania, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine
As an introduced species, this plant can also be found in New Zealand, North America and some South American countries (Argentina, Chile, Uruguay).
Unlike the German Camomile (Matricaria chamomilla) the Scentless Mayweed is not used as a medicinal herb, as it contains only a few essential oils. It lacks the typical camomile scent.
Sea Mayweed is pollinated by solitary bees and other wild bees.
Camomille Inodore, Matricaire Perforée
Geruchlose Kamille, Geruchlose Strandkamille, Falsche Kamille