Calflora
Taxon  Report   10411    
Tanacetum balsamita  L.
Costmary
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Tanacetum balsamita, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California.

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Plant Characteristics
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Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Tanacetum
Communities: escaped cultivar

Toxicity: DERMATITIS

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Balsamita major var. tanacetoides
ICPN + PLANTS: Balsamita major
PLANTS: Chrysanthemum balsamita var. tanacetoides
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More information about  Tanacetum balsamita
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (TABA)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 20, 2018).

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