eastern tansy, more...
[Chrysanthemum bipinnatum subsp. huronense L., more]
Etymology: Tanacetum: from the medieval Latin name tanazita, in turn derived from Greek athanasia, "immortality," of uncertain application to this taxa
Plants: erect, perennial, 4"-16" tall, aromatic forb
Leaves: many, softly hairy, 2"-8" long and less than half as wide, 6-24 pairs of feathery, pinnate divisions
Flowers: head 1/3 -3/4" wide with only yellow disk flowers; inflorescence with 5-12 heads in a dense cluster; blooms July-Aug.
Habitat: Lake Michigan shores
Conservation Status: Endangered
Flora of North America: Flora of North America Floristic Rating: Coefficient of Conservatism = 10 WIS DNR-Bureau of Endangered Resources: Detailed information on Wisconsin listed species including state and federal status, photos, etc. USDA Plants Database: Federal Distribution and detailed information including photos Southwest School of Botanical Medicine: Britton & Brown Illustrated Flora - 2nd Edition (1913) "An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States and Canada"