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Yarrow

Achillea millefolium

Common Yarrow

Synonyms

Bloodwort, Milfoil

ID Characteristics

Life cycle: Perennial
Growth Habit: Mat-forming
Propagation: Seed and rhizomes
Leaf Type: Lanceolate and finely dissected
Leaf Margin:   Finely cut
Leaf Hairs: Fine white hairs
Leaf Venation: Lanceolate and finely dissected
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Root Type: Rhizomes with fibrous roots
Flower Color: White

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Herbicidal Control Options

  • Preemergence: Selective control option not available
  • Post Emergence: 2,4-D, Clopyralid, Chlorsulfuron, Dicamba, Fluroxypyr, Triclopyr

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