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Achillea
millefolium


Common Yarrow
KingdomPlantae
SubkingdomTracheobionta
PhylumMagnoliophyta
ClassMagnoliopsida
SubclassAsteridae
OrderAsterales
FamilyAsteraceae
GenusAchillea
Speciesmillefolium

Latin millefolium, a thousand leafs.

Yarrow is a well known plant which is found all over the world. It usually grows about a foot tall, with flat-topped clusters of tiny composite flowers. The species name "millefolium" refers to the appearance of the feathery fern-like leaves, which are dissected into thousands of tiny leaflets.

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