Etymology: Achillea: named for Achilles, who supposedly used plants of the genus to staunch the wounds of his soldiers at the siege of Troy
Plants: perennial forb
Leaves: edges not finely cut
Conservation Status: Introduced - escaped
Flora of North America: Flora of North America USDA Plants Database: Federal Distribution and detailed information including photos Southwest School of Botanical Medicine: Britton & Brown Illustrated Flora - 2nd Edition (1913) "An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States and Canada"