West Highland Flora

Yarrow


Achillea millefolium

 

Achillea millefolium

Photo Carl Farmer
23 Sep 2002 Glenbrittle, Skye

Common on roadsides and dry grassland.

Flowerhead diameter c 4-7 mm

ID: Both disk and ray florets white, or sometimes pinkish, flowerheads much smaller than Sneezewort and packed together in a tight head as shown.

Other features: Leaves feathery, long and narrow, easy to recognize even when plant not in flower.

 

  Achillea millefolium

Photo Carl Farmer
25 Sep 2001 Penifiler, Skye

 
     
     
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