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Common Yarrow on shore of Marion Dunn Pond on June 16, 2020.


Above: Common Yarrow along bank of Marion Dunn Pond in Madison, Wisconsin. (6/16/20).


Common Yarrow - Achillea millefolium

Common Yarrow is a native plant that has numerous small, white to pinkish flowers with 4-5 petals rays forming a round, flat, dense cluster.

Common Yarrow's distictive leaves The leaves are long, almost feathery, and arranged spirally on the stems.

Common Yarrow likes to grow in sunny areas like fields, roadsides, disturbed sites (moderate moisture to wet conditions).

Common Yarrow grows from 8"-40" tall and blooms July-Oct.

Other names: Milfoil.

Common Yarrow on shore of Marion Dunn Pond on June 16, 2020.


Above: Common Yarrow stalk and leaves along bank of Marion Dunn Pond in Madison, Wisconsin. (6/16/20).



For more information on the Common Yarrow, visit Wikipedia.

Or, visit the UW-Madison Wisconsin State Herbarium website page about Common Yarrow.


Common Yarrow on shore of Marion Dunn Pond on June 16, 2020.
Common Yarrow on shore of Marion Dunn Pond on June 16, 2020.
Common Yarrow on shore of Marion Dunn Pond on June 16, 2020.
Common Yarrow on shore of Marion Dunn Pond on June 17, 2020.
Common Yarrow on shore of Marion Dunn Pond on June 17, 2020.
Common Yarrow on shore of Marion Dunn Pond on June 18, 2020.
Common Yarrow on shore of Marion Dunn Pond on June 18, 2020.
Common Yarrow on shore of Marion Dunn Pond on June 18, 2020.
Common Yarrow on shore of Marion Dunn Pond on July 8, 2019.

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Common Yarrow
Achillea millefolium


Common Yarrow on shore of Marion Dunn Pond on June 17, 2020.


Above: Common Yarrow on shore of Marion Dunn Pond on June 17, 2020


Common Yarrow leaves.


Above: Common Yarrow on shore of Marion Dunn Pond on June 17, 2020


Common Yarrow specimen collected in Lafayette County on June 10, 1954 and July 15, 1954.


Above: Common Yarrow specimen collected in Lafayette County on June 10, 1954 and July 15, 1954.


Common Yarrow botanical illustration.


Above: Common Yarrow botanical illustration.


Common Yarrow botanical illustration.


Above: Common Yarrow botanical illustration.


Common Yarrow.

Common Yarrow.

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