Garden flower and plant: Chamomile
Common Name: Chamomile. Scientific classification: Kingdom: Plantae. (unranked): Angiosperms. (unranked): Chamomile, Eudicots. (unranked): Asterids. Order: Asterales. Family: Asteraceae. Tribe: Anthemideae. Genus: Anthemis.
Chamomile is a small, bushy herb that grows flat along the ground. It has fine, feathery leaves with tiny white or yellow-centered daisy-like flowers. Growth Habits: Evergreen perennial, 12 inches tall (30 cm), sometimes used as ground cover. Camomile is native to western Europe.