What herb is this??

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by K7 Menagerie, Jun 26, 2010.

  1. K7 Menagerie

    K7 Menagerie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Help! I have an herb growing that I don't know what it is. It is for sure NOT cilantro and NOT parsley (no, it's not pot either). Has a very strong smell that reminds me of oregano, a square stem, and serrated leaves. What is it? [​IMG]


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  2. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    Photo????
     
  3. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    tansy? How tall is it?
     
  4. K7 Menagerie

    K7 Menagerie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There it is! Took a minute - wow you're fast!! It's about 2 feet tall.
     
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  5. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    Google tansy for better descriptions; I think that is what you have.
     
  6. K7 Menagerie

    K7 Menagerie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I googled Tansy, it describes it as having a camphor-like scent, and it doesn't smell like that at all. Other than that, it does look like it....
     
  7. Camelot Farms

    Camelot Farms Chickenista

    I agree....Tansy.

    I pull it out by the armload. Its a weed at my house. [​IMG]
     
  8. Miltonchix

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    Weed! A very invasive one. DEEP tap root that is hard to get. I've used a water jet to blast out the roots and have had them as long as 4 ft before they broke. While using a backhoe recently I found one with a tap root over 6ft long.
     

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