Tansy - Tanacetum vulgare
Medium to tall, strongly aromatic plant to 1.5 metres, patch forming, almost hairless. Leaves pinnately lobed with lanceolate toothed segments, deep green, the uppermost unstalked. Flowerheads yellow, 7 to 12 mm, button like, rayless, in large, rather flat topped clusters.
Waste places, roadsides, rough grassland and embankments.
July to September.
Fairly frequent throughout Britain.
Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland. In the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire it was found in 86 of the 617 tetrads
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