Chrysanthemum parthenium


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Noun1.Chrysanthemum parthenium - bushy aromatic European perennial herb having clusters of buttonlike white-rayed flower headsChrysanthemum parthenium - bushy aromatic European perennial herb having clusters of buttonlike white-rayed flower heads; valued traditionally for medicinal uses; sometimes placed in genus Chrysanthemum
genus Tanacetum, Tanacetum - a large genus of plants resembling chrysanthemums; comprises some plants often included in other genera especially genus Chrysanthemum
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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The most common name for feverfew (Tanacetum parthenium) is claimed to be the anachronistic Chrysanthemum parthenium.
Finally, Feverfew - Chrysanthemum parthenium - is probably the best known of the herbal Chrysanthemums.