Sea Mayweed, Coastal Scentless Mayweed

Tripleurospermum inodorum

Tripleurospermum inodorum


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.

Tripleurospermum inodorum is also called Scentless Mayweed, Scentless Camomile or False Camomile.

Tripleurospermum inodorum


The distribution area of Tripleurospermum inodorum reaches from Europe to China.

European distribution:
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).

Tripleurospermum inodorum


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.

Tripleurospermum inodorum


Sea Mayweed is pollinated by solitary bees and other wild bees.

Common names

Reukeloze kamille

Camomille Inodore, Matricaire Perforée

Geruchlose Kamille, Geruchlose Strandkamille, Falsche Kamille

Camomilla inodore

Manzanilla marítima

Sea Mayweed
Sea Mayweed
Coastal Scentless Mayweed
Coastal Scentless Mayweed
Scentless Mayweed
Scentless Mayweed

Scentless Mayweed flowers

Scentless Mayweed flower

Categories: Herbs | White flowers | Wildflowers |

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