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Tanacetum balsamita (Costmary)


Wikipedia Abstract

Tanacetum balsamita is a perennial temperate herb known as costmary, alecost, balsam herb, bible leaf, or mint geranium.
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Allergen Potential [1]  Medium-High
Lifespan [2]  Perennial
Structure [2]  Herb

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Bruce Peninsula National Park II   Ontario, Canada
Palava Protected Landscape Area V   Czech Republic  


Brachycaudus helichrysi (Leafcurl plum aphid)[3]
Orthocephalus coriaceus[4]
Ozirhincus leucanthemi <Unverified Name>[4]
Ozirhincus longicollis[4]


Parasitized by 
Golovinomyces cichoracearum[3]


Attributes / relations provided by
1Derived from Allergy-Free Gardening OPALS™, Thomas Leo Ogren (2000)
2USDA Plants Database, U. S. Department of Agriculture
3Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
4Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
Species taxanomy provided by GBIF Secretariat (2019). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset accessed via on 2020-03-21; License: CC BY 4.0