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Pineapple Weed (Disc Mayweed, Wild Chamomile)

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  • Common Name: Pineapple Weed (Disc Mayweed, Wild Chamomile)
  • Latin Name: Matricaria discoidea
  • Family Name: Asteraceae/Compositae

Although Pineapple Weed can grow up to a foot high, it is more commonly seen reaching only about five inches.  This plant has no known hazards, but one reference refers to it having psychoactive properties if smoked. 

The Tortoise Table recommends only offering it as a small part of a varied diet during the growing season.

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