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Common Tansy, Golden Buttons
Scientific Name: Tanacetum vulgare L.
Synonym: Chrysanthemum vulgare, Chrysanthemum uliginosum
Family: Asteraceae
Common Tansy, Golden Buttons (Tanacetum vulgare)
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Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. Illustrated flora of the northern states and Canada. Vol. 3: 518. Courtesy of Kentucky Native Plant Society. Scanned by Omnitek Inc.
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: All zones
USDA: 6-10

Heat Tolerance: Grow as annual

Sun Exposure: Full sun to light shade

Origin: Europe

Growth Habits: Aromatic short-lived herbaceous perennial, 2 to 3 feet tall (60-90 cm) and wide; finely divided leaves

Watering Needs: Moderate water

Propagation: Seeds

Weed in many parts of the USA, listed as such in several states.

Blooming Habits:
Flat-topped clusters of small, button-like, yellow 0.5-inch wide flowers (1.2 cm), without petals in summer.

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