Scientific Name: Achillea millefolium Form: Mounded
Common Name:common yarrow Texture:Medium - fine
Family Name:AsteraceaeHabit: Stiffly upright
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial, Weed (horticultural) Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.7 - 1.3m x 0.6 - 1.0m
Origin: Europe Hardiness Zone:Zone 2: (-46 to -40 C)
Leaves: Compound, Dissected, Alternate, Basal, Soft flexible, Pinnate venation, Pubescent, Distinctive smell, Bipinnate, Tripinnate, Lanceolate, Linear, Lacerate, Pectinate
Flowers: Head (capitulum), (Corymb-like), White, Yellow, Pink, Jul- Aug
Fruit: Cypsela (achene + calyx), Brown, Jun- Aug
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Rocky or gravelly or dry
Landscape Uses: Perennial border, Medicinal plant
Key ID Features:Leaves compound, leaflets deeply dissected, 2-3 pinnate; flowers in small heads arranged in corymbs.