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Scientific Name: Artemisia dracunculus
Pronunciation: ar-tuh-MEE-zee-uh druh-KUNK-you-lus
Common Name: French tarragon
Family Name: Asteraceae
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial
Key ID Features: Leaves narrow, linear to narrowly elliptical (rarely 3-lobed), up to 7(-10) cm long x about 1.5 cm wide; head of yellow disk florets in narrow, elongated panicles.
Course(s): not used (off campus)

Habit: Upright
Form: Oval - vertical
Texture: Medium - fine
Mature Size:
Height:0.4 - 0.7m
Spread:0.1 - 0.3m
Origin: Europe
Hardiness Rating: Zone 4: (-34 to -29 C)
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil/ Growing Medium: Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Herb
Additional Info: Google
French tarragon
Leaf Morphology: Glossary
Form: Simple
Arrangement: Alternate
Texture/ Venation: Soft flexible
Surfaces: Glabrous
Colour in Summer: Green, Silver / Grayish
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Lanceolate
Apices: Acute
Bases: Attenuate
Margins: Serrulate
Additional Info: Aromatic

Inflorescence Type: Panicle-like, Head (capitulum)
Flower Morphology:Flowers perfect
Number of Petals:5
Corolla Shape:Tubular
Ovary Position:Inferior
Colour (petals): White, Yellow
Flower Time at Peak: Jul, Aug
Additional Info: Insignificant; nodding

Fruit Type: Achene
Fruit Colour: Green, Brown
Fruiting Time: Sep, Oct
Bark or Stem Colour:
Organ Modifications: Rhizomes

Propagation: Softwood cuttings
Pest Susceptibility: Deer resistant, Drought resistant
(NCA) Not Currently Available : not used
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