mayweed


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And all forms of life are one in their tenacity, in their determined grip on existence, in their unfaltering will to be, exhibited so obviously in the sow thistle rising through any crevice forced or found in cement or rock; in mayweed and burdock thriving along roadsides, among rubbish and waste; in the unrelenting persistence of birds--sparrows, crows, warblers--up at dawn, even after a sudden spring storm of sleet and ice, a long frigid night, calling and scrabbling in the cold, there to survive, crisis or no.
Weeds are a particularly bad problem in peas, the worst culprits being wild oats, lambsquarters, mayweed chamomile, and mustards.
Anthemis cotula (stinking mayweed, dog fennel) is also a skin sensitizer and this effect has been attributed to anthecotulide (1) (Hausen et al.