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Achillea

Achillea is
Achillea Herb
a genus of about 85 flowering plants, in the family Asteraceae, commonly referred to as yarrow. They occur in Europe and temperate areas of Asia. A few grow in North America. These plants typically have frilly, hairy, aromatic leaves.

These plants show large, flat clusters of small flowers at the top of the stem. These flowers can be white, yellow, orange, pink or red. A number of species are popular garden plants.

The genus was named for the Greek mythological character Achilles. According to the Illiad, Achilles' soldiers used yarrow to treat wounds , hence some of its common names such as allheal and bloodwort.

Achillea species are used as food plants by the larvae of some Lepidoptera species - see list of Lepidoptera which feed on Achillea.

Species
Achillea abrotanoides
Achillea ageratifolia : Balkan Yarrow, Greek Yarrow
Achillea ageratum : Sweet Yarrow
Achillea albicaulis
Achillea
Achillea Herb
aleppica
Achillea ambrosiaca
Achillea armenorum
Achillea asplenifolia
Achillea atrata
Achillea aucheri
Achillea barbeyana
Achillea barrelieri
Achillea biebersteinii
Achillea brachyphylla
Achillea bulgarica
Achillea cartilaginea : Silver Spray Yarrow
Achillea chrysocoma
Achillea clavennae : Silvery Yarrow
Achillea clusiana
Achillea clypeolata
Achillea coarctata
Achillea collina
Achillea cretica
Achillea crithmifolia
Achillea cucullata
Achillea depressa
Achillea distans : Alps Yarrow
Achillea erba-rotta : Musk Milfoil
Achillea falcata
Achillea filipendulina Fernleaf Yarrow
Achillea fraasii : Filigree Yarrow
Achillea fragantissima
Achillea lewisii
Achillea goniocephala
Achillea grandiflora
Achillea griseovirens
Achillea gypsicola
Achillea holosericea

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