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Tarragon
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Artemisia
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A. dracunculus
Binomial name
Artemisia dracunculus

Tarragon (Artemisia dracunculus), also known as estragon, is a perennial herb in the family Asteraceae. It is native to a wide area of the Northern Hemisphere from the easternmost parts of Europe to across central and eastern Asia and India, western North America, and south to northern Mexico. Tarragon grows to 120–150 cm tall, with slender branched stems.

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