Irish wildflowers




Yarrow
Achillea millefolium
Athair thalún
Family: Asteraceae

Flowering time: June-September. Perennial. Native.

Flower-heads white, sometimes pinkish, yellow disc florets. Grey-green leaves,
very finely divided. Many narrow linear segments. Erect flower stem, un-branched,
woolly, grooved. Numerous creeping shoots. Flower stems: 8-40 cm.

Abundant. Widespread on dry ground, roadsides, banks, waste ground, fields.

Related: Sneezewort, A. ptarmica. Heads of white flowers with yellow-green
centres (like larger yarrow flowers).
     
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