French Marigold (Tagetes patula)
French Marigold Species Description
These plants are from foreign areas (those that occur outside of North America north of Mexico) that have been released intentionally or unintentionally. Plants that have been disseminated or escaped as a result of human activity, and become established somewhere within the United States, Canada or Greenland.
Allergenicity: French Marigold (Tagetes patula) is a mild allergen.
Pollination: Occurs in following seasons depending on latitude and elevation: Spring and Fall.
Angiosperm - Flowering Dicot: Plants in this group have two embryonic leaves (dicotyledons). Examples of dicotyledons are beans, buttercups, oaks, sunflowers, etc.
Forb: A broad-leaved herb other than a grass, especially one growing in a field, prairie, or meadow.
Annual: Plants in which the entire life cycle is completed within one growing season.
Herbaceous Stem: Not woody, lacking lignified tissues.
French Marigold Species Usage
Pharmacological: Used in medicine or pharmacological research.
Dye: Used as a colored dye.
Hummingbird Plant: A plant that is known to attract hummingbirds, usually brightly colored.
Butterfly Plant: A plant that is known to attract butterflies.
More French Marigold (Tagetes patula) imagesby Jessie M. Harris from BONAP