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Plant ID, please. Is it tansy?

FireFire Posts: 18,937
I have a plant growing that I think is from seed I planted in the autumn, but not sure which. Could it be tansy? Thanks


  • Pete.8Pete.8 Posts: 11,286
    I'm sure I had tansy in my garden years ago and from what I remember (so it anit gospel!) the leaves had quite a strong smell that I didn't like much.
    That said I also have something similar looking growing here and there in my veg beds and I was guessing wild carrot or one of its many variants but not sure.

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  • FireFire Posts: 18,937
    ooo, umbellifer? Could be. That would be exciting.
  • Busy-LizzieBusy-Lizzie Posts: 23,779
    It looks like tansy to me. It will have yellow button flowers if it is and the leaves smell strong when crushed.
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  • FireFire Posts: 18,937
    I've just checked and the plant has a nice, very mild smell of cucumber water over ice.
  • FireFire Posts: 18,937
    It turned out to be tansy.
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