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Achillea millefolium, Arrow, Common yarrow


Common names: Common yarrow, yarrow, gordaldo, nosebleed plant, old man's pepper, devil's nettle, sanguinary, milfoil, thousand-leaf

Botanical name & synonyms:
Achillea millefolium, Achillea albida, Achillea alpicola, Achillea ambigua, Achillea anethifolia, Achillea angustissima, Achillea arenicola, Achillea bicolor Wender, Achillea californica, Achillea ceretanica, Achillea compacta, Achillea coronopifolia, Achillea crassifolia, Achillea cristata, Achillea cuspidata, Achillea dentifera, Achillea eradiata, Achillea fusca, Achillea gigantea, Achillea gracilis, Achillea haenkeana, Achillea intermedia, Achillea lanata, Achillea lanulosa, Achillea laxiflora, Achillea laxiflora, Achillea magna, Achillea marginata, Achillea megacephala, Achillea nabelekii, Achillea nigrescens, Achillea occidentalis, Achillea ochroleuca, Achillea ossica, Achillea pacifica, Achillea palmeri, Achillea pannonica, Achillea pecten-veneris, Achillea pratensis, Achillea pseudotanitifolia, Achillea puberula, Achillea pumila, Achillea rosea, Achillea seidlii, Achillea setacea, Achillea sordida, Achillea subalpina, Achillea subhirsuta, Achillea submillefolium, Achillea sylvatica, Achillea tanacetifolia, Achillea tenuifolia, Achillea tenuis, Achillea tomentosa, Achillea virgata

Aster, daisy, sunflower (Asteraceae, Compositae)

  • Europe, Asia, North-America

  • perennial

  • 20 to 50cm

  • plant community: wasteland, chalky grasslands

  • flower VI to VIII

  • for bees

  • medicinal plant

  • weight of 1000 seeds = 0,16 gram

Cultivation: Direct seeding or sow at 20ºC (68ºF), germinates in less than two weeks,  thin cover, needs light, grow on at 10ºC (50ºF)

A tea used by Native Americans to cure stomach disorders was made by steeping the leaves, also is used for wounds and bruises.




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