Sneezewort

Sneezewort

Observation - Sneezewort - UK and Ireland. Description: Upright branched or unbranched perennial with greyish leaves and stem,flowers in heads 1-2cm across,comprising greenish-yellow disc florets with white ray florets,heads are carried in open clusters.It is said to get the name as it makes you sneeze and was

Upright branched or unbranched perennial with greyish leaves and stem,flowers in heads 1-2cm across,comprising greenish-yellow disc florets with white ray florets,heads are carried in open clusters.It is said to get the name as it makes you sneeze and was used to clear your head,it was also chewed to get relief from the pain of toothache.This plant has been cultivated as a garden plant and there are varieties with larger flowers.