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Tansy [Tanacetum vulgare]

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Common Name: Tansy
Scientic Name: Tanacetum vulgare
Colors: Yellow
Months Appearing: September

Common Tansy, Garden Tansy. Non-native perennial. Toxic to humans and livestock. Possible to get contact dermatitis from contact.

Up to 5 feet tall. Stem red, brown. Leaves divided, alternate with pungent odor when crushed.

Flowers are flat topped, looking like buttons. In clusters. 1/4 inch in diameter. Disc flowers, no ray flowers.

Disturbed habitats.Water retention area adjacent to Spectrum Health Big Rapids Hospital. Big Rapids, Mi  September 10   3142, 3140, 3138