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Wild Flower  Yarrow

Yarrow - Photo  Copyright 2007 Gary Bradley
Photo: G. Bradley

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Latin name: Achillea millefolium

Size: Up to 50cm tall

Found throughout the U.K.

Months seen: June to November

Habitat: Meadows, roadside verges, parks and gardens

Special features: Yarrow is sometimes called 'Milfoil'. It has straight, hairy stems, which branch near the top, and dark green feathery leaves.

Click for a better viewThe flowers are between 5mm and 8mm across, white in colour, but often tinged with pink. They appear in dense clusters like an umbellifer. 

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