A popular French herb, Tarragon is perenniel herb native across a vast area of the Northern hemisphere, ranging from North America and Mexico to Eastern Europe, India and East Asia. The plant is usually 120-150 centimetres in height with elongated, narrow glossy leaves. The tiny yellow or yellow-green flowers blossom in small capitulae measuring approximatly 3 centimetres in diameter. It is a popular flavouring herb, especially in France, where it is prized for its aromatic anise flavour. It pairs excellently with delicate cuisines and is a vital component in the French herb blend, fines herbs.