Anthemis leucanthemifolia, Anthemis indurata, Coast Chamomile,
Hebrew: קחוון החוף, Arabic: بَهار لوقَنْثيمي الوَرَق

Scientific name:  Anthemis leucanthemifolia Boiss. et Blanche
Synonym name:  Anthemis indurata Delile
Common name:  Coast Chamomile
Hebrew name:   קחוון החוף
Arabic name:   بَهار لوقَنْثيمي الوَرَق
Family:  Compositae / Asteraceae, מורכבים

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Life form:  Therophyte, annual
Stems:  Erect to decumbent, usually branched, strigillose or strigoso-sericeous to villous, glabrescent.
Leaves:  Alternate, entire, dentate or serrate
Flowers:  White, yellow
Fruits / pods:  Persistent, transient, homogeneous seeds-fruits
Flowering Period:   February, March, April, May
Habitat:  Sand
Distribution:   Mediterranean Woodlands and Shrublands
Chorotype:   Mediterranean
Summer shedding:  Ephemeral

Anthemis leucanthemifoli, Anthemis indurata, Coast Chamomile, بَهار لوقَنْثيمي الوَرَق  ,קחוון החוף


Derivation of the botanical name:
Anthemis. Chamomile. From Greek chamos, "ground", melos, "apple." Anthemis is the Greek name for this plant which has a long history, as a flavoring herb and in medicine.
leucanthemifoli, leukos (Greek), "white", and anthemon, "flower", foli, "leaves".
  • The standard author abbreviation Boiss. is used to indicate Pierre Edmond Boissier (1810–1885), a Swiss botanist, explorer and mathematician.
  • The standard author abbreviation Blanche is used to indicate Emanuel Blanche (1824 - 1908) , a French botanist.
  • The standard author abbreviation Delile is used to indicate Alire Raffeneau Delile (1778 – 1850), a French botanist.

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Anthemis leucanthemifoli, Anthemis indurata, Coast Chamomile, بَهار لوقَنْثيمي الوَرَق  ,קחוון החוף
Location: Sharon Beach National Park, גן לאומי חוף השרון

Anthemis leucanthemifoli, Anthemis indurata, Coast Chamomile, بَهار لوقَنْثيمي الوَرَق  ,קחוון החוף
Location: Sharon Beach National Park, גן לאומי חוף השרון