This weed comes up every were in my yard. Do you know what it is.
Gary a west KY Gardener! (ZONE 6)
Google for Tanacetum parthenium?????
Growing up ,we always called them chiggar weeds.
I think it is daisy fleabane.
I know it as fleabane
Tina we did too cause I'd ALWAYS get chiggers from them - did you know you can just take ammonia and douse on a wet wash cloth and wipe yourself down and it'll smother chiggers out? My granny taught me that (it'll smother you out too) but ah, SO nice not to be itching awful from those suckers. Just dawned on me, I should do that with pup, she's either got chiggers or mosquito bites (on steroids now for the itching). It might be as simple as wiping her down and then moisturizing her skin (cause you GOTTA moisturize afterwards. LOL)
I haven't had a problem with chiggers here but had them in Al. and we used salt water to kill the sting and wash them off. I can't imagine having that ammonia smell to do it.
We called Queen Anns lace chigger weed.lol
You take a wet washcloth and just douse a little ammonia on it, hold your breath and wipe down (it'll make everything fall off you, including your skin if you get too much ammonia and don't bath and moisturize LOL).
I remember getting chiggers very well when I was a kid, twice. Both times when we went out into the country picking asparagus and plums. Mom got the old metal tub out and filled it with bleach water. Since we had already scratched our legs raw the bleach bath worked but stung like hell!......Kathy
I call that plant fleabane as well....and it does make me break out, but different breakout than chiggers. Charlene
Not much of a problem here. I've never had them.
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