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Flower  Feverfew

Feverfew - Photo  Copyright 2003 Gary Bradley Photo: G. Bradley

Latin name: Tanacetum parthenium

Size: Grows to a height of around 50cms.

Distribution: Found throughout the UK.

Flowering months: July and August.

Habitat: Roadsides, waste ground, hedgebanks and gardens.

Special features: This attractive plant, which produces a mass of daisy-like flowers, was probably introduced into Britain by medieval herbalists. They made an infusion from the strongly scented leaves of the plant which was said to relieve fevers, hence the name feverfew.

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