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Feverfew - Tanacetum parthenium

Exotic Species (not native to Montana)

Global Rank: GNR
State Rank: SNA

Agency Status
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MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 1

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General Description
Rhizomatous or taprooted. Stems erect, 25–80 cm. Herbage puberulent. Leaf blades 1–10 cm long, pinnately divided; segments oblanceolate, deeply serrate. Involucre 5–7 mm across; phyllaries in 2 or 3 series. Ray flowers female, white; ligules 2–8 mm long. Disk corollas ca. 2 mm long. Achenes 1–2 mm long, 5- to 10-angled (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Range Comments
Introduced in eastern U.S. and BC to MT south to NV, UT and CO (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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