Common Yarrow

Achillea millefolium

Growth Habitat: Herbaceous perennial, grows up to 3 feet tall.

Leaves: Pinnate, almost feathery, arranged spirally on stems, hairy. Larger leaves are near the base of the stem, smaller leaves are higher on the stem.

Stems: Erect, unbranched, may or may not have hair.

Flowers: Inflorescence produced in a flat-topped cluster with 3-8 ray flowers that are round to ovate and white or pink and 15-40 disk flowers.

Roots: Rhizomatous, fibrous.

Reproduces: By rhizomes.

Habitat: Drought-tolerant, open hillsides and grasslands.