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Achillea millefolium

Yarrow (Achillea millefolium) Other common names: Milfoil

Other scientific names: Achillea borealis, Achillea nigrescens

Family: Composite Family (Asteraceae)

Flowers: Summer;  White;  5 parts (petals)

Leaves: Alternate

Habitat: Fields and Open Areas

Books: Newcomb's Wildflower Guide: 220   

Native/Non-native: Non-native

Photographs: 86 photographs available, of which 4 are featured on this page. SCROLL DOWN FOR PHOTOGRAPHS.

Range Map is at the bottom of the page

Yarrow (Achillea millefolium)

Yarrow flower head.

Yarrow (Achillea millefolium)

Close up view of Yarrow flowers.

Yarrow (Achillea millefolium)

An entire Yarrow plant.

Yarrow (Achillea millefolium)

Yarrow leaves - very fine and fernlike.

Range map for Yarrow (Achillea millefolium)

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The entire Province/State is coloured, regardless of where in that Province/State it occurs.

(Range map provided courtesy of the USDA website and is displayed here in accordance with their Policies)