Achillea odorata

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Achillea odorata L.

Asteraceae

Life form: perennial

Exposure: sun  

Soil: sand - Soil: gritty-sandy - Soil: loam - Soil: sandy loam - Soil: gritty loam

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 odorata is a perennial.

Naming

Achillea odorata was described by Carl Linnaeus in 1759. The name is considered as validly published.

Taxonomy

Achillea odorata 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

Achillea odorata - flowers

Growth

Leaves

Achillea odorata has alternate leaves.

Flowers and Fruits

Achillea odorata produces many-stellate flowers.

The perennials produce achenes.

Root System

Distribution

Achillea odorata is native to to the mountain regions of France, Italy and Albania.

Cultivation

The perennials prefer a sunny situation. The substrate should be sandy, gritty-sandy, loamy, sandy-loamy or gritty-loamy soil.

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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