Taxonomy

Chamaemelum nobile | Chamomile | Camán meall

Distribution

Status

Conservation status

Not protected

Native status

Native

Species Biology

Habitat

Roadsides, pastures, heaths, lake-shores and waste-grounds

Life cycle

Perennial

Ex-situ conservation

Not known

Use

Food crop

Vegetative nature

Herbaceous

Distribution

World distribution(GBIF)

Temporal change

Records submitted to Data Centre in 2021

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Further information

Considered a native in the south-west and possibly a garden escape on the north-west. Used as a herbal tea and can be grown as a lawn instead of grass. Chamomile is mentioned in Shakespeare's Henry IV 'The Camomile; The more it is trodden on, the faster it grows'.

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