Each has individual stems that are composed of mainly leaves the start from the base of the stem. The leaves are green in colour and take up a larger surface area. Flowers are pink.
yarrow west of Elizabeth Pass
Location: Specimen was located on the wet and mossy South bank of the St. John River in Allagash, ME.
Substrate: The soil was wet and dark in color. It also contained lots of small rocks.
Habitat: The plant was found on a steep slope at the edge of the forest. The slope was very mossy and covered in horsetails. The roots from the forest trees overhung the eroded slope that the plant grew on.
common yarrow near Table Meadow
common yarrow east of Aster Lake
Growing at 12,000 ft.
Achillea millefolium, known commonly as yarrow /ˈjæroʊ/ or common yarrow, is a flowering plant in the family Asteraceae. It is native to temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere in Asia, Europe, and North America. In New Mexico and southern Colorado, it is called plumajillo (Spanish for 'little feather') from its leaf shape and texture. In antiquity, yarrow was known as herbal militaris, for its use in stanching the flow of blood from wounds. Other common names...