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Common Name: Common Yarrow

Other Names: Yarrow, Common Milfoil

Species Name: Achillea millefolium

Family Name: Asteraceae, Sunflower family





Plant Facts  
Origin Europe
Sun Preference Full Sun
Susceptibility None Serious



ID Characteristics



Soil Preference Tolerant of many soil types
Habitat Prairies, meadows, open woods, slightly disturbed areas
USDA Cold Hardiness Zone 2
Notes Native to Europe but has naturalized through much of the United States; considered a weed by some but used in the garden as a spring blooming perennial


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