Chamaemelum fuscatum

(Brotero) Vasconcellos

Anais Inst. Vinho Porto 20: 276. 1966.

Common names: Chamomile
Introduced
Basionym: Anthemis fuscata Brotero Fl. Lusit. 1: 394. 1804
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 19. Treatment on page 496.

Annuals, 5–20 (–35+) cm. Stems erect to ascending (simple or branched, not forming mats), glabrous or puberulent. Leaves: proximal petiolate, ± ovate to elliptic, 1–4 cm, usually 2-pinnately lobed; distal sessile, ± elliptic, 1–2 cm, 0–1-pinnately lobed. Involucres 3–4 × 6–10 mm. Phyllaries: margins and apices brownish, abaxial faces glabrous or glabrate. Paleae 2–3 mm, margins brownish. Ray-florets 12–15+; laminae 8–15 mm. Disc corollas 2.5–3 mm. Cypselae 1–1.3 mm. 2n = 18.


Phenology: Flowering Mar–Apr.
Habitat: Disturbed sites
Elevation: 10–100 m

Distribution

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Introduced; Calif., Europe

Discussion

Chamaemelum fuscatum is found on the Outer North Coast ranges, especially in vineyards. It is native to the Mediterranean.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

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glabrate +  and glabrous +
not tailed +  and obtuse +
scarious +
indeterminate +  and determinate +
Linda E. Watson +
(Brotero) Vasconcellos +
decurrent +
Anthemis fuscata +
compound +  and simple +
lobed;spatulate;elliptic;spatulate;elliptic;ovate;oblong +
Chamomile +
zygomorphic +, actinomorphic +  and (3-)5-merous +
yellow +  and white +
winged +  and monomorphic +
obcompressed +  and obovoid +
fertile +  and bisexual +
0.25 cm2.5 mm <br />0.0025 m <br /> (0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br />) +
fertile +  and bisexual +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +
Calif. +  and Europe +
10–100 m +
glabrous +, glabrate puberulent or villous +  and strigoso-sericeous +
pistillate +, staminate +  and neuter +
winged +  and beaked +
dispersed +
Disturbed sites +
discoid +  and radiate +
in lax corymbiform arrays +  and singly +
indeterminate +
heterogamous +  and homogamous +
each +  and sessile +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br />) +
hemispheric +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
sessile +  and petiolate +
deltate +
entire +  and dentate +
adaxial +  and lateral +
2-carpellate +
weakly navicular;more or less flat +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br />) +
persistent +
Flowering Mar–Apr. +
22 +  and 45 +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br />) +
Anais Inst. Vinho Porto +
styliferous +  and pistillate +
sterile +  and fertile +
bearing subulate enations +, hairy +  and bristly +
hemispheric;conic +
adaxial +  and lateral +
exalbuminous +
Introduced +
erect +  and ascending +
appendaged +  and truncate +
papillate +
Compositae +
Chamaemelum fuscatum +
Chamaemelum +
species +
cylindric +
20 cm200 mm <br />0.2 m <br /> (35 cm350 mm <br />0.35 m <br />) +
5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br /> (20 cm200 mm <br />0.2 m <br />) +
shrub +  and subshrub +