German Chamomile (Matricaria recutita) Plants & Blossoms

White flowers with big yellow centers, and very fine leaves, growing among other plantsView Full Resolution

This photo shows German chamomile (Matricaria recutita) plants growing in with other plants. This plant is native to eastern and southern Europe, and can become invasive in other areas.

It is the most common species used to brew chamomile tea, used in most commercially-available chamomile.

This image is featured in our article on Invasive Herbs for Herbal Tea.

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