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Tagetes temurfolia

This plant has poison characteristics. See below.
Common Name(s):
Signet marigold
Cultivar(s):
Lemon Gem, Golden Gem
Categories:
Annuals, Poisonous Plants
Comment:

Leaves are pinnately divided producing a fern-like effect, foliage diseases may develop in hot, wet weather. This plant is seldom damaged by deer.

Description:
Annual herbs, gland-dotted and aromatic; leaves opposite or alternate above, pinnately lobed and appearing divided, the lobes narrow and toothed; flowers in slender heads, yellow and orange or with red
Season:
Summer
Light:
Sun
Color:
Single, yellow, orange
Height:
8-18 in.
Poison Part:
All parts, mainly roots and flowers
Poison Delivery Mode:
Dermatitis
Symptoms:
Skin redness, burning pain, and blisters when broken skin is in contact with cell sap plus sunlight; nose and eye irritation from aroma of flowers
Toxic Principle:
Phototoxic thiophene derivatives
Severity:
Skin irritation is minor, or typically only lasting a few minutes
Found in:
Houseplant or interiorscape; landscape in flower gardens as tender, herbaceous annual
Tags:
annual, deer resistant

NCCES plant id: 148

Tagetes temurfolia Tagetes temurfolia
Shihmel Barger, CC BY-NC-ND - 4.0
Tagetes temurfolia 'Lemon Gem' Tagetes temurfolia
Shihmel Barger, CC BY-NC-ND - 2.0
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Garden Traveler, CC BY-NC-ND - 2.0
Tagetes temurfolia Tagetes temurfolia
Quinn Dombrowski, CC BY-NC-SA - 2.0