Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

Look for it on grassy balds, meadows, pastures, roadsides, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun ...Moist ...Variable ...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple: Pinnately dissected 2-3x
Basal rosette & alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Rays: White (sometimes pink)
Disc: White
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Achene

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Campanulids: Asterales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Achillea borealis   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Achillea millefolium var. occidentalis   FAMILY Asteraceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-79-001:
Achillea millefolium   FAMILY Asteraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
American Yarrow, American Thousandleaf