Chamomile

Name: Chamomile

Scientific name: Chamaemelum nobile

Category: Flowers

Nature Stars: Not applicable

What are nature stars?

About: Often noticed by its distinctive fragrance when crushed underfoot. Flowers in June and July and often found along coastal cliffs, in grazed grassland and commons.

How to identify: Look for a daisy-like, disc shaped flower head with white petals. Leaves are small, bunched and pointy.

Where: Found in southern areas of Britain and Ireland

Fantastic fact: Chamomile tea has been traditionally used as a medicine to treat colds.

Photograph credit: ukwildflowers.com