Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium

  Tagetes patula L. image
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Robert W. Freckmann

Kurt Stüber
Family Asteraceae
Tagetes patula L.
French marigold
Tagetes: named after the Etruscan god Tages who supposedly emerged from the earth as it was being ploughed and was imbued with the power of divination
patula: somewhat spreading
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Status: Introduced - rarely escaped
Plant: annual forb
Flower: head yellow to orange

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