Taxon  Report   61 
Achillea millefolium  L.
Common yarrow
Achillea millefolium
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Achillea millefolium
© 2008 Thomas Stoughton
Achillea millefolium
© 2007 Carol W. Witham
Achillea millefolium, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Achillea millefolium
© 2008 Keir Morse
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Achillea
Communities:
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields
Habitat: meadows [Walker]
Wetlands:Usually occurs in non wetlands, but occasionally found in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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ICPN: Achillea puberula
XWALK: Achillea borealis
More information about  Achillea millefolium
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Feb 13, 2016).

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