Achillea chrysocoma

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Achillea chrysocoma Friv.

Asteraceae

Life form: perennial

Exposure: sun   6

Arrangement: alternate
Leaves:

Shape: ovate

Division: bipinnate

Shape: many-stellate
Fruit: achene

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Inflorescence: not specified

Petals: not specified
Habit: not specified

Growth form: mat-forming

Taxonomy

Divisio:
Magnoliophyta
Subdivisio:
Magnoliophytina
Classis:
Rosopsida
Subclassis:
Asteridae
Superordo:
Asteranae
Ordo:
Asterales

Achillea chrysocoma is a perennial.

Naming

Achillea chrysocoma was described by Emerich Frivaldszky von Frivald in 1835. The name is considered as validly published.

Taxonomy

Achillea chrysocoma is a species in the genus Achillea which contains approximately 171 to 348 species and belongs to the family of the Asteraceae (Aster Family). The type species of the genus is Achillea millefolium.

Characteristics

Growth

The perennials have a mat-forming habit and reach heights of 5 to 8 centimetres.

Leaves

Achillea chrysocoma has dark-green, bipinnate leaves that are alternate. The leaflets are ovate.

Flowers and Fruits

Achillea chrysocoma produces yellow many-stellate flowers from June to August.

The perennials produce achenes.

Root System

Distribution

Achillea chrysocoma is native to Macedonia, Albania and Turkey.

Cultivation

The perennials prefer a sunny situation. They tolerate temperatures down to -23°C (USDA zone 6).

Uses

Maintenance and Propagation

Cultivars

Pests and Diseases

Literature

  • Walter Erhardt, Erich Götz, Nils Bödeker, Siegmund Seybold: Der große Zander. Eugen Ulmer KG, Stuttgart 2008, ISBN 978-3-8001-5406-7. (Ger.)
  • Christoper Brickell (Editor-in-chief): RHS A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants. Third edition. Dorling Kindersley, London 2003, ISBN 0-7513-3738-2.

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