Scentless Mayweed
Taken at Dunbar on 28th July 2019 using Nikon D500 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Taken at Troon on 26th July 2020 using Nikon D500 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens. Fact File

Scentless Mayweed
Taken at Barns Ness on 15th September 2019 using Panasonic Lumix LX5 in macro mode.
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Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 21st July 2016 using Panasonic Lumix LX5 in macro mode.
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Scentless Mayweed.
Species:
Family:
Habit:
AKA:
Matricaria maritima.
Daisy.
Annual
or Perennial.
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Feature:

Likes waste and cultivated land.
July-September.
15 - 60 cm.
The name "Mayweed" derives from the medieaval word for maiden, as this plant was once used to treat female illnesses. It's scientific name too is quite female. Matricia is from the Latin matrix meaning "womb". Maritima refers to the sea since the original species of the plant identified was found on the coast.