Common Yarrow

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The foliage of common yarrow is finely dissected and covered with soft hairs, giving it a fern-like appearance.  The foliage has a pungent odor.

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The plant has a bluish green color, reproduces by seed and rhizomes and is most often found on poor, dry, sandy soils where other plants grow poorly.

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Flowers are mostly white and form a flat cluster.

Life cycle: perennial.