West Highland Flora

Sneezewort


Achillea ptarmica

 

Photo Carl Farmer
3 Aug 2002 Portree, Skye

Frequent in damp ground, roadsides, rough grassland, and beside burns.

Flowerhead diameter c 12-18 mm

ID: Unmistakable in flower, disk florets being whitish and ray florets white.  Yarrow flowerheads are similar but much smaller and dozens together at the top of a stem.

Other features: Leaves long and narrow, parallel-sided, sharply toothed.

 

Achillea ptarmica

Photo Carl Farmer
16 Sep 2001 Broadford, Skye

  Achillea ptarmica

Photo Carl Farmer
25 Sep 2001 Portree, Skye

 

     
     
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