Taxon  Report   7920    
Tanacetum vulgare  L.
Common tansy
Tanacetum vulgare
© 2005 George W. Hartwell
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Tanacetum vulgare
© 2012 Richard Spellenberg
Tanacetum vulgare
© 2014 Zoya Akulova
Tanacetum vulgare, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild. Cal-IPC rating: Moderate

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Tanacetum vulgare
© 2007 Louis-M. Landry
Genus: Tanacetum
Communities: escaped cultivar


Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Chrysanthemum vulgare
PLANTS: Tanacetum boreale
PLANTS: Tanacetum vulgare var. crispum
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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 22, 2019).