Tarragon

Artemisia dracunculus sativa

July - September

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French tarragon is the variety of choice, with a strong anise smell, spicy anise taste and glossy leaves. Russian tarragon (or often knows as just plain tarragon) has dull leaves, a bitter taste and less aroma. If purchasing a plant or sprigs at the market, crush some between your hands to be sure you’re getting French tarragon. 

Tarragon