Achillea millefolium var occidentalis
Western White Yarrow Wildflower Seed
Easyliving Native Perennial Wildflowers
Native Wild flower Seed for Home Landscaping and Prairie Restoration
Achillea millefolium, or Yarrow has attractive, aromatic, finely divided feathery leaves and large flat-topped white flower clusters. There are several varieties of Achillea millefolium in the US, some are native while others were introduced from Europe. Western Yarrow is attractive in the flower garden or meadow but spreads by underground rootstocks and seeds sometimes becoming weedy in fields. It has been used medicinally as a pain killer, diuretic, antiseptic, and stimulate. Achillea millefolium var. occidentalis, western yarrow
|Habitat||Bloom Period||Color||Height Inches||Moisture||Plant Spacing||Lifespan|
|Achillea millefolium photo by cj||Sun to Light Shade||May to September||White||12 to 24||Average Moist||12 to 24 inches||Perennial|
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Achillea millefolium White Yarrow seeds germinate without pretreatment.
Wild White yarrow seed
1 packet - $2.50 + shipping
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1 ounce - $6.00
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Achillea millefolium White Yarrow occurs naturally in prairies, fields, and along roadsides from Minnesota to Saskatchewan and British Columbia, south to Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, Mexico, California, and east to New England. Asteraceae (Aster Family)
tribes of the Plains region of the United States including the Pawnee and
Chippewa tribes used common yarrow. The
Pawnee used the stalk in a treatment for pain relief.
The Chippewa used the leaves in a steam inhalant for headaches.
They also chewed the roots and applied the saliva to their appendages as
a stimulant. The Cherokee drank a
tea of common yarrow to reduce fever and aid in restful sleep.
Sunflower Family (Asteraceae). Common
yarrow is a perennial herb that produces one to several stems (2-10 dm tall)
from a fibrous underground horizontal rootstock (rhizome).
It is known to be both native and introduced. Leaves are evenly distributed along the stem, with the leaves
near the middle and bottom of the stem being the largest.
The leaves have varying degrees of hairiness (pubescence).
Leaf blades are lanceolate in outline, but bipinnately dissected. Overall leaf dimensions range from 0.5-3 cm wide by 3-15 cm
long. The flower heads
(inflorescence) have a flattened dome shape corymbiform (2.5-4 mm thick by 4-5
mm high) with approximately 10-20 ray flowers.
The flowers are whitish to yellowish-white.
The plant commonly persists from May through June.
The map below
shows areas where Achillea millefolium White Yarrow plants grow wild.
USDA plant hardiness zones 2 to 10.
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Achillea millefolium Plant distribution map
complements of USDA, NRCS. 2001. The PLANTS Database, Version 3.1
(http://plants.usda.gov). National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.