Friday, July 22, 2011

Scentless Mayweed North Fife

Scentless Mayweed (Matricaria perforata) of the daisy family grows widespread on cultivated land and margins.

A stand of Mayweed in a field of nearly ripe barley, Brunton North Fife.


Anonymous said...

Check out the flower heads of mayweed for the magnificent caterpillar of the Chamomile Shark moth.

Duncan Davidson said...

Dear Peter - I just posted a comment about Chamomile Shark on Mayweed - I did it anonymously because i don't have any of the accounts mentioned - I could, however have left my name! Duncan Davidson (moth recorder for Fife and Kinross.)