mayweed


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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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The flowers - Common Mallow, Scentless Mayweed, Thistle, Forget-me-Not, Primrose and Common Red Poppy - also appear on the trust's 2003 calendar, where they are accompanied by a touching tribute: 'Les Childs: True friend, wonderful man and very talented Smethwick artist.
DEWEY tp = weedy DEWEY ta1 = swayed, tweedy DEWEY ta2 = dyeweed, mayweed, weedily, weekday
Cornflowers range in colours from pink to shades of blue and purple and go well with golden corn marigolds, vermilion pheasant's eye (Adonis annua) and the white and yellow mayweed (matricaria).