Achillea ptarmica

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Name and publication

Achillea ptarmica L., Sp. Pl. 2: 898 (1753).

Description

Sneezeweed or sneezewort flower stalks appear as tiny white daisies with cream to brown centers on ribbed stalks. Heads are 7-10 mm across with 6-15 white rays. The double-flowered forms do not seem to be used in potpourri.

Nativity and distribution

Achillea ptarmica is native to Europe but widely cultivated worldwide in temperate climates.

Family

Asteraceae

Synonymy

Achillea speciosa Henkel