Achillea erba-rotta subsp. moschata

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Achillea erba-rotta subsp. moschata (Wulfen) I.Richardson

Asteraceae

Life form: perennial

Exposure: sun   6

Arrangement: alternate
Leaves:

Shape: not specified

Division: not specified

Shape: many-stellate
Fruit: achene

 

Inflorescence: not specified

Petals: not specified
Habit: not specified

Growth form: not specified

Taxonomy

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

Achillea erba-rotta subsp. moschata is a perennial.

Naming

Achillea erba-rotta subsp. moschata was already described and the name validly published by Franz Xavier von Wulfen. It was Ian Bertram Kay Richardson, however, who reclassified it into todays valid botanical systematics in 1976.

Taxonomy

Achillea erba-rotta subsp. moschata is a subspecies 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

Leaves

Achillea erba-rotta subsp. moschata has alternate leaves.

Flowers and Fruits

Achillea erba-rotta subsp. moschata produces many-stellate flowers from June to September.

The perennials produce achenes.

Root System

Distribution

Achillea erba-rotta subsp. moschata is native to France, Italy, Switzerland, Austria and the Alps.

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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