Calflora
Taxon  Report   7912 
Tagetes minuta  L.
Little marigold,  Muster john henry
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Tagetes minuta, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Plant Characteristics
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Tagetes minuta
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Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Tagetes
Toxicity: DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Tagetes bonariensis
PLANTS: Tagetes glandulifera
PLANTS: Tagetes glandulosa
PLANTS: Tagetes porophylla
More information about  Tagetes minuta
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Jepson eFlora

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Original Publication citation (ITIS)

USDA PLANTS Profile (TAMI3)

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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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 18, 2017).

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