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Achillea millefolium, Yarrow, Milfoil

Scientific name:  Achillea millefolium
Common name:  Yarrow, Milfoil
Family:  Asteraceae / Compositae, Aster Family, Sunflower family
Flowering:  June September

Achillea millefolium, Yarrow, Milfoil


Derivation of the botanical name:
Achillea, αχιλλειοϛ (Greek), of Achilles, Greek hero of the Trojan wars; Achillea said to be discovered of medicinal value by Achilles,
millefolium (Lat.) = thousand-leaved, a reference to the finely divided leaves.

Achillea millefolium, Yarrow, Milfoil


Achillea millefolium, Yarrow, Milfoil


 
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