Mid bloomer. Small
yellow-green pineapple-shaped flower heads, distinctive odor, low plant.
(Sunflower) family, Mayweed Tribe. Can have people gently squeeze flower to see what it smells
like. Also called Wild Chamomile.
It is related to feverfew, used for migraines. Chamomile
is used for arthritis, some species used to make chamomile tea for
Some sources give the Pineapple Weed as Matricaria
mactricarioides, e.g., Peterson & Niehuas. The USDA lists nothing
for Chamomilla and 4 species for Matricaria, but nothing for Matricaria
mactricarioides. The classification below is for genus Matricaria.