Physical: Whole Category: Herbs Description: Tarragon, also known as estragon, is a species of perennial herb in the sunflower family. Tarragon is native to southern Russia and western Asia. Today, its primary producer is France. Application: Tarragon is commonly known as a flavoring for vinegar and is used in pickles, relishes, prepared mustards, and sauces. Tarragon also goes well with fish, meat, soups and stews, and is often used in tomato and egg dishes. Tarragon adds distinctive flavor to sauces. Tarragon has a slightly bittersweet flavor and an aroma like anise.