My Colby-Sawyer Experience

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Kate Callahan, Child Development major


Yarrow Achillea millefolium
Aster Asteraceae family



The Flowers are usually white or pink, in flat tight clusters. Each has 5 petals in 4-6 rays.


Leaves fern-shaped, soft, aromatic, and finely disected. Stem leaves are alternate.

Form/habitat: 1-3' tall, fields and roadsides. Flowers June-Sept.

NWI status: FACU

Text by Thad Soule for CES301.

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