27. Pineapple Weed

No 27
Common Name: Pineapple weed
Scientific Name: Matricaria discoidea
Irish Name: Lus na hiothlann
Family: Asteraceae
Habitat: disturbed ground, tracks, pathways and other well-trodden places
Uses: Also known as Disc Mayweed and Pineapple Mayweed, this plant is used in the preparation of herbal tea.  The early leaves are also used in salads.
Pineapple Weed

Pineapple Weed

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