Taxon: Tanacetum parthenium (L.) Sch. Bip.

Genus: Tanacetum
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Subfamily: Asteroideae
Tribe: Anthemideae
Subtribe: Anthemidinae
Nomen number: 104584
Place of publication: Tanaceteen 55. 1844
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 24-Mar-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 24-Mar-2012
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 8 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide F Eur; Dict Gard)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide F Eur; F Turk; Ency CNatIn; CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:


  • Asia-Temperate

    • Caucasus: Armenia ; Azerbaijan ; Georgia ; Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia Ciscaucasia
    • Western Asia: Turkey
  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Ukraine Krym
    • Middle Europe: Czech Republic
    • Southeastern Europe: Albania ; Bulgaria ; Croatia ; Greece ; Macedonia ; Montenegro ; Serbia
    • Southwestern Europe: Portugal

  • Naturalized

  • Africa

    • Macaronesia: Portugal Azores, Madeira Islands; Spain Canary Islands
    • Northern Africa: Algeria ; Libya ; Morocco
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Middle Asia: Turkmenistan
    • Western Asia: Afghanistan ; Cyprus ; Iran ; Iraq ; Lebanon
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Victoria
    • New Zealand: New Zealand
  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Belarus ; Estonia ; Moldova ; Russian Federation-European part European part; Ukraine
    • Middle Europe: Austria ; Belgium ; Germany ; Netherlands ; Poland ; Switzerland
    • Northern Europe: Denmark ; Ireland ; Norway ; Sweden ; United Kingdom
    • Southeastern Europe: Bosnia and Herzegovina ; Italy ; Romania
    • Southwestern Europe: France ; Spain
  • Northern America

    • Eastern Canada: Canada Ontario
    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States Illinois, Missouri, Wisconsin
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia
    • Northern Mexico: Mexico Baja Norte, Baja Sur, Coahuila, Durango, Nuevo Leon, San Luis Potosi, Sonora, Tamaulipas
    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States Alabama, Delaware, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina
    • Southern Mexico: Mexico Chiapas, Federal District, Guerrero, Hidalgo, Mexico, Michoacan, Morelos, Oaxaca, Puebla, Queretaro, Tlaxcala
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States Nevada, Utah
    • Western Canada: Canada British Columbia
  • Pacific

    • North-Central Pacific: United States Hawaii
  • Southern America

    • Caribbean: Cuba ; Hispaniola
    • Northern South America: Venezuela
    • Southern South America: Argentina ; Chile ; Uruguay
    • Western South America: Ecuador ; Peru

  • Cultivated


  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Latvia ; Lithuania
    • Middle Europe: Hungary ; Slovakia
    • Southeastern Europe: Greece Crete


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