Common Tansy

Kim Will Marc Schuffert NWIPC

Plant Bio

Common Name:Common Tansy
Family:Asteraceae
Genus:Tanacetum
Species:vulgare
Classification/Rank:Extremely Invasive
Method of Transportation:Seeds that are transported by birds, animals and on people or vehicles that have been in infested areas.
Habitat/Range:Grows best in fertile, well-drained soil in full sun. Found along roadsides, stream banks, disturbed habitats and pastures.

Description

Tanacetum vulgare, is a perennial flowering plant with small, yellow button-like flower-head arranged in clusters of 20 to 30 flower-heads per stalk. The leaves are dark green and look a bit like fern fronds. Stems may be purplish red when the plant is mature. For more identification tips and ways to manage Common tansy check out the TIPS brochure.

News

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posted: November 7, 2018
2017 Annual Report from NWIPC is now online

NWIPC's Annual Report for 2017 was released at our AGM in Smithers in October 2018. Check it out here.

posted: November 3, 2018
WeedsBMP App for Forage and Livestock Producers Now Available

Land owners and managers have long recognized the need to control invasive plants to limit their impacts. In May 2018, a new smartphone app...