stinking chamomile

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mayweed

mayweed

A bad-smelling daisy-like flower. Although the whole plant is useable in small amounts, it may cause allergies or vomiting. It has high levels of pyrrolizidine, which damages the liver. Said to be used for colds, flu and headaches. Be careful. Safer to use externally.
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Table 1 Major Studies Depicting the Role of AM in Plant Invasions Alien invasive Growth form Invaded Habitat/Region species Ageratina adenophor Annual herb Forest understories, China Anthemis cotula Annual herb Disturbed ecosystems- Kashmir Himalaya Ambrosia Annual or perennial Disturbed areas and artemisiifolia herb crop fields--France Cantaurea maculosa Annual forb Grasslands--North American C.
Koeleria inaequaliglumis, Cestrum parqui, Salsola kali, Rosa sicula, Tristerix verticillatus, Poa ligularis, Evolvulus sericeus, Heliotropium amplexicaule, Euphorbia ovalifolia, Erodium cicutarium, Fabiana peckii, Eragrostis lugens, Tillandsia gilliesii, Anthemis cotula, Tanacettan parthenium, Aretium minus, Modiolastrum aff.