Tanacetum balsamita

Definitions of Tanacetum balsamita
  1. noun
    tansy-scented Eurasian perennial herb with buttonlike yellow flowers; used as potherb or salad green and sometimes for potpourri or tea or flavoring; sometimes placed in genus Chrysanthemum
    synonyms: Chrysanthemum balsamita, alecost, balsam herb, bible leaf, costmary, mint geranium
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    type of:
    herb, herbaceous plant
    a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
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