Contact | Blog | Project Noah Facebook | Project Noah Twitter

A global citizen science platform
to discover, share and identify wildlife

Join Project Noah!

Common Tansy

Tanacetum vulgare


Perennial herbaceous plant, 3' tall, up to 5' in shaded areas, and erect. A single stem branches extensively toward the top into short stems forming a flat-topped cluster of numerous button-like flower heads; plants have medicinal properties.


Bog Trail


Ecological Threat: It is highly invasive and therefore can severely reduce pasture capacity and desirable forage. In some instances it can be toxic to livestock if consumed. Common tansy can also degrade wildlife habitat, hinder reforestation and landscape restoration efforts.

Species ID Suggestions

Sign in to suggest organism ID


Joseph R. Godreau
Spotted by
Joseph R. Godreau

Houghton, Michigan, USA

Lat: 47.10, Long: -88.52

Spotted on Jul 30, 2016
Submitted on Aug 16, 2016

Related Spottings

Tanacetum Feverfew Feverfew Tansy

Nearby Spottings

Variable Darner Dragonfly Tri-Colored Bumble Bee (Orange-belted Bumblebee) Tuberous Vetchling Bittersweet Nightshade