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Matricaria recutita, Matricaria chamomilla, Camomile, German Chamomile

Matricaria recutita, Matricaria chamomilla

Camomile, German Chamomile
Family: Asteraceae
Small shrub 2-5 ftFull sunSemi-shadeModerate waterWhite/off-white flowersFragrantEthnomedical plant.
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Matricaria recutita can be used as a groundcover since it grows only 4 to 12 inches in height. The foliage is feathery with an apple scent, and it is accented by white, daisy-like flowers with down-turned petals.

Chamomile is most often used for medicinal purposes, and is usually administered as a tea. It is sometimes known as "the plant doctor", because it is thought to help the growth and health of many other plants, especially ones that produce essential oils.



Matricaria recutita, Matricaria chamomilla, Camomile, German Chamomile


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