Scientific Name: Achillea millefolium

Plant Characteristics: Yarrow is a perennial with a variety of flower colors. Yarrow grows white, red, or pink flowers that bloom from May to June.

Plant Uses:

Medicinal: This plant was very important in medicine, as colonists used Yarrow to stop bleeding.

Fun Fact: The name Yarrow may have originated with Achilles, who used the plant on the battlefield to stem the bleeding from his men’s arrow wounds.

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