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Achillea millefolium lanulosa * Mountain Yarrow

Achillea lanulosa is an enthusiastic addition to the garden. The plant taxonomy generally considers the Mountain Yarrow to be included with Achillea millefolium no longer even carrying subspecies characterization. Achillea lanulosa was considered to be distinguished by having more narrow leaves. The Mountain Yarrow would be found in the yellow pine forest. The finely dissected green leaves form a dense mat, the flowers rise up on 6"-8" stalks. The white flowers have a wonderful crinkled look. The fragrant foliage has medicinal properties, if taking this plant for medical use care should be taken. Achillea millefolium lanulosa grows in its native habitat up to 8,000 feet in moist locations. Achillea millefolium lanulosa is a great addition to the Butterfly Garden attracting the Variable Checkerspot and Painted Lady, Northern White Skipper, Mormon Metalmark, California Common Ringlet, Great Purple Hairstreak, and the White Checkered Skipper.

Achillea millefolium lanulosa, Mountain Yarrow

Flowers and foliage of Achillea millefolium lanulosa the Mountain Yarrow.

A list of the Yarrow's featured on this site:
Achillea Apple Blossom * Apple Blossom Yarrow
Achillea Cerise Queen * Cerise Queen Yarrow
Achillea clavennae * Silver Yarrow
Achillea Desert Paprika * Desert Paprika Yarrow
Achillea filipendulina Coronation Gold * Coronation Gold Yarrow
Achillea Hoffnung * Hoffnung Yarrow
Achillea kellereri * Keller's Yarrow
Achillea lanulosa * Mountain Yarrow
Achillea Moonshine * Moonshine Yarrow
Achillea Paprika * Paprika Yarrow
Achillea Pomegranate * Pomegranate Yarrow
Achillea ptarmica * Pearl Yarrow
Achillea Salmon Beauty * Salmon Beauty Yarrow
Achillea Sonoma Coast * Sonoma Coast Yarrow
Achillea Terracotta Terracotta Yarrow
Achillea The Beacon * The Beacon Yarrow
Achillea tomentosa * Woolly Yarrow