Calflora
Taxon  Report   61 
Achillea millefolium  L.
Common yarrow
Achillea millefolium
© 2008 Keir Morse
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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, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Achillea millefolium
© 2010 Louis-M. Landry
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Achillea
Communities:
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields
Habitat: meadows
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System]    
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

ICPN: Achillea puberula
ICPN: Achillea millefolium var. puberula
ICPN: Achillea millefolium var. pacifica
ICPN: Achillea millefolium var. occidentalis
ICPN: Achillea millefolium var. millefolium
ICPN: Achillea millefolium var. maritima
ICPN: Achillea millefolium var. gigantea
ICPN: Achillea millefolium var. californica
ICPN: Achillea millefolium var. arenicola
ICPN: Achillea millefolium var. alpicola
More information about  Achillea millefolium
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (ACMI2)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 18, 2018).

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