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Tagetes lucida, Mexican Tarragon

Tagetes lucida

Mexican Tarragon
Family: Asteraceae
Origin: Central America, Mexico
Small shrub 2-5 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterYellow/orange flowersFragrantEthnomedical plant.
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Tagetes lucida is an attractive landscape ornamental. Use it in perennial borders where its shiny green leaves and little golden flowers make a polite, subtle statement.

Use the flowers of Tagetes lucida fresh in salads, and the leaves as a substitute for French Tarragon.

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