Achillea millefolium


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Scientific Name Achillea millefolium USDA PLANTS Symbol
Common Name Yarrow, Milfoil ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
Family Asteraceae (Sunflower) SEINet Reference
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Description Habitat: Disturbed soild, grassy areas, partial shade.
Plant: Erect perennial 6 to 36 inches tall; one to several stems.
Leaves: Fern-like alternate, pinnately-divided basal leaves 1 to 12 inches long, stem leaves less than 4 inches long.
Inflorescence: Many composite flower heads grouped in terminal clusters, each about 1/4-inch across with 5 to 8 white ray flowers (petals) and 10 to 20 whitish disk florets.
References: Descr. adapted from "Wildflowers of the Texas Hill Country" by Marshall Enquist.
Texas Status
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