Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3599

Forb
Perennial

Non-native: Eurasia
Documented growing wild in - - -

Waif(s)

Look for it in disturbed areas near ports (only a few collectios of the European races are known), per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple: Pinnately dissected 2-3x
Basal & alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Rays: White (sometimes pink)
Disc: White
Inferior ovary
Flower heads in corymbiform arrays

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Achene

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Campanulids: Asterales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Achillea millefolium   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Achillea millefolium var. millefolium   FAMILY Asteraceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-79-001?:
Achillea millefolium   FAMILY Asteraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Yarrow, Thousandleaf


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image of Achillea millefolium

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_achillea_millefolium2

May    Moore County    NC

Fresh leaves essentially flat, the linear segments arrayed in a plane, per Weakley's Flora.