Annual or hardy-annual (facultative biennial) seed-propagated weed with a spindle-shaped root and slight chamomile scent.
Receptacle of the flower head filled with paleas (Matricaria species have hollow or pulpy filled receptacle).
Very small, broad oval, light green, sessile, prostrate.
Erect, usually ramified, often lightly haired, up to 50 cm (19.68 inch) high.
Usually multi-pinnatifid with broad, linear-lanceolate, undivided or doubly to triply dentate tips, softly haired.