Scientific Name: Tanacetum vulgare L.
Family: Asteraceae (Aster Family)
Common name: Common Tansy
Description: Erect perennial herb with long rhizomes flowering in August-September.
Range and Habitat: Native of Europe and naturalized in North America in roadsides, meadows and waste areas.
In Porcher’s time… tansy was used as a tonic and cordial for the treatment of worms.