Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Tanacetum vulgare L. image
Photographer: Merel R. Black           

Botanical Illustration

Botanical Illustration

Kurt Stüber

Matthew L. Wagner

Matthew L. Wagner

Merel R. Black

Joshua J. Nemec

Paul Drobot

Paul Drobot

Robert Bierman

Robert Bierman

Robert W. Freckmann
Family Asteraceae
Tanacetum vulgare L.
common tansy, golden-buttons, tansy
Tanacetum: from the medieval Latin name tanazita, in turn derived from Greek athanasia, "immortality," of uncertain application to this taxa
vulgare: Latin for "common"
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Status: Introduced - naturalized; ecologically invasive
Plant: erect, perennial, 1 1/2' - 5' tall, aromatic forb
Flower: head 1/4" wide with only yellow disk flowers; inflorescence with 20-200 heads in a dense cluster; blooms Aug.-Oct.
Leaf:many, mostly hairless, 4"-8" long and half as wide, dotted, 4-10 parirs of feathery, pinnate divisions
Habitat: fields, roadsides, disturbed sites
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Chrysanthemum vulgare (L.) Bernh.
Tanacetum vulgare L. f. crispum (L.) Fernald
Tanacetum vulgare L. var. crispum L.

         
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