[Members of the Sunflower Family with Flower Heads Like Daisies in Mt. Adams Country]

Corn Chamomile, Dogfennel, Field Chamomile

Anthemis arvensis

Synonym: Anthemis arvensis var. arvensis

Flower head of Corn Chamomile, Dogfennel, Field Chamomile: Antemis arvensis (Synonym: Anthemis arvensis var. arvensis)

The photo above shows the daisy-like flower head of chamomile as seen along Forest Road #23 at the Mt. Adams viewpoint about one-half mile south of the intersection with Road #8810 at the southwestern corner of Mt. Adams..........August 6, 2005. All photos on this page were taken at this location.

Stem leaf of Corn Chamomile, Dogfennel, Field Chamomile: Antemis arvensis (Synonym: Anthemis arvensis var. arvensis)

The photo above shows the pinnately lobed leaf of chamomile.

Corn Chamomile, Dogfennel, Field Chamomile: Antemis arvensis (Synonym: Anthemis arvensis var. arvensis)

The photo above shows the general form of this herb. The plant has a pleasant smell as opposed to the ill-scented leaves of stinking chamomile (Anthemis cotula) which has yet to be documented on the mountain.

Corn Chamomile, Dogfennel, Field Chamomile: Antemis arvensis (Synonym: Anthemis arvensis var. arvensis)


Flower head of Corn Chamomile, Dogfennel, Field Chamomile: Antemis arvensis (Synonym: Anthemis arvensis var. arvensis) - Involucral bracts of Corn Chamomile, Dogfennel, Field Chamomile: Antemis arvensis (Synonym: Anthemis arvensis var. arvensis)


Paul Slichter