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Common Tansy

Tanacetum vulgare


Common tansy grows to about 3 feet tall and has button-like flowers. It is an invasive plant and is also toxic. The leaves of this plant are believed to repel ants.


It was found in a prairie restoration area. Common tansy grows well in either full sun or partial shade. It will grow in most soil types but does not like wet soil.

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Stephanie R.
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Stephanie R.

Illinois, USA

Lat: 41.32, Long: -89.89

Spotted on Aug 8, 2014
Submitted on Aug 10, 2014

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