Common Tansy

 

Latin name:

Tanacetum vulgare

Native to:

Temperate Eurasia

REGIONALLY NOXIOUS

Regional Distribution:
Common tansy is found in fields and meadows throughout the Columbia-Shuswap region.

Description:
Common tansy is a perennial plant with compound green leaves with serrated edges and bright yellow button-like flowers arranged in clusters.

Control:
The best control is prevention and early action.
For recommended control methods please visit this resource from the ISCBC:

Fun facts:
The seeds of common tansy can persist in the soil and remain viable for up to 25 years!
The milk produced from cows grazing on Common Tansy is reputed to be bitter tasting.