Globe Chamomile (Oncosiphon piluliferum) – Identified

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Date Photo Taken: 06/10/2019
Location: field(s) in the 92508 zip code area
Posted By: Anthony Shafer


A bright yellow, button/ball flower approximately 1/2 inch in diameter on long spindly stem with little or no leaves. Has an aromatic, herb like smell when picked. Competes well with the taller, wild mustard


  1. laura735 Master Identifier says:

    It’s hard to see the plant’s details from this distance & angle. Please give us a closeup of the flower, the back of the flower, the leaves & its side view. For now a wild guess, possible the globe chamomile (Oncosiphon piluliferum)? Check it out and see if you have a match. Best wishes!

    June 13th, 2019 at 12:39 pm
  2. laura735 Master Identifier says:

    If this is globe chamomile. You might find this link interesting.

    June 13th, 2019 at 12:42 pm
  3. Anthony Unregistered says:

    Thank you, Laura735. That IS the plant or weed

    June 14th, 2019 at 5:41 pm
  4. laura735 Master Identifier says:

    You’re welcome Anthony! Appreciate the confirm ID!

    June 21st, 2019 at 12:29 am

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