University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium
Catalog #: NCU00038702
Occurrence ID (GUID): a66d466a-217d-409b-b60f-7bda2514d926
Secondary Catalog #: 567918
Taxon: Tagetes minuta L.
Family: Asteraceae
Determiner: Diamond, Pete (2000-10-26)
Collector: Diamond, Pete   1163   
Date: 2000-10-26
Locality: United States, North Carolina, Randolph, Reseeding freely in sunny garden area south of NC Zoological Park greenhouse complex.
Habitat: Rays pale yellow, 1.5 mm long, 2 (1-3) per head; calyx 10 mm long. Achenes black, 6-7 mm, with ascending hairs. Blades opposite; leaflets alternate or sometimes opposite; bearing translucent orange glands; rachis alate, canaliculate. Aromatic annual herb with strict branching and fibrous roots. Stems 0.75-1.5 m, reddish or green. Cultivated to control nematodes.
Notes: Cultivated or Captive
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Record ID: a66d466a-217d-409b-b60f-7bda2514d926
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