New York Metropolitan Flora

Genus: Tagetes

By Science Staff

Not peer reviewed

Last Modified 02/22/2012

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Nomenclature

Tagetes Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 2: 887. 1753.

List of Tagetes Species

References to Tagetes

General Discussion

There are a couple reports of the cultivated marigolds- Tagetes erecta L. and Tagetes patula L.- from our area. These most likely represent ephemeral escapes from cultivation and are unlikey to persist.