Sneezewort

Achillea ptarmica Asteraceae

Growth habit

Herbaceous

Perennation

Long-lived polycarpic perennial

Native distribution

Europe, N of Mediterranean

Location

Robison Herb Garden

Source of plant

Well-Sweep Herb Farm

Description

Stem to 150cm, single, branched, somewhat pubescent above. Leaves to 9 x 0.8cm, lanceolate, undivided, more or less serrate, sessile, glabrous, basal leaves absent. Capitula in corymbs of 1-15; peduncle 10-80mm; involucre to 12mm diameter; phyllaries 3mm, ovate, somewhat pubescent, margins brown; ray florets c5mm, circular, white.

USDA Hardiness Zone

3