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Tanacetum vulgare L.
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- Prairie plantings and lakeshore areas
- Most common in the northern part of Minnesota
- Perennial that grows 3-4’ tall
- Fern-like leaves arise alternately along stem
- Clusters of bright yellow, button-like flowers bloom July through Sept.
- Dense, fibrous root system consists of underground stems (rhizomes)
- New plants grow from root pieces
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