Milfoil, Nose-Bleed, Sanguinary, Thousand-Seal
Long-lived polycarpic perennial
Not Native to the Finger Lakes Region, Europe, Western Asia, North America; Naturalized As A Weed in Australia and New Zealand
Leaves contain compounds, including salicylic acid, that provide analgesic and anti-inflammatory actions. It has been used since ancient times as first-aid remedy.
Source of plant
Strongly aromatic, rhizomatous perennial to 3' in height. Leaves finely 2- to 3-pinnate, lower leaveslanceolate to oblanceolate, to 8" long, long-petioled, the upper leaves lanceolate to linear, sessile, theheads about 1/4" across in round to flat corymbs; flowers usually white.
USDA Hardiness Zone