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Scentless Mayweed

Observed: 26th July 2012 By: Pam Burrow
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Scentless Mayweed
Description:

Height 45cm approx.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

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Traits

While the scent test and receptacle test are the more reliable means of distinguishing scented and scentless mayweeds, scentless mayweed tends to have larger ray florets and a flatter disc. Therefore this looks like scentless mayweed.

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Thanks again. What's the

Thanks again. What's the 'receptacle test'? And does the scented mayweed have that domed disc?
Pam