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.

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