Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1485

Forb
Perennial

Non-native: Eurasia
Documented growing wild in - NC -

Rare in NC

Look for it in disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple: Bipinnately dissected
Basal & alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Disc: Yellow
Rays: Absent
Disc flowers bisexual
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Brown
Achene

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Campanulids: Asterales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Tanacetum vulgare   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Tanacetum vulgare   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-85-001:
Tanacetum vulgare   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Tanacetum vulgare

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Tanacetum vulgare

 

COMMON NAME:
Common Tansy, Golden-buttons


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USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_tavu_001_lvd

        

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JK Marlow    jkm090925_019

September    Hancock County    ME

Acadia National Park

The strongly aromatic foliage is smooth, the leaves bipinnately dissected, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.

image of Tanacetum vulgare

JK Marlow    jkm090925_054

September    Hancock County    ME

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JK Marlow    jkm090925_054b

September    Hancock County    ME

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JK Marlow    jkm090925_058

September    Hancock County    ME

The numerous disk flowers are in dense, flattish, button-like, 3/8" heads, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.

image of Tanacetum vulgare

JK Marlow    jkm090925_061

September    Hancock County    ME

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JK Marlow    jkm090925_066

September    Hancock County    ME

An old-time garden herb that has escaped to roadsides and waste ground, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.