Plot #7

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Photo of Plot #7

Plot Information

Parallel to the southeast corner of Tykeson, near the east side entrance.

Updated August 08, 2017 22:53
Featured Plant western yarrow
Latitude 44.04316
Longitude 121.33396
Elevation 3686.0 ft.
Area 253.0 sq. ft.
Aspect flat
Origin nursery
Inoculated? Yes
Initial planting date Fall 2016
Initial succession primary

Featured Plant: western yarrow

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Photo of western yarrow (Achillea millefolium var. occidentalis)

Achillea millefolium var. occidentalis

Western yarrow is a native, herbaceous perennial in the Aster Family. It is a very common wildflower that grows erect from creeping rootstocks, to a height mostly 10 to 36 in. tall. The leaves of are densely hairy, and lacy and fern-like in appearance. Native Americans used western yarrow for many purposes, such as a tea to cure stomach ailments, a poultice on infected wounds, and as a mosquito repellant.

Habitat Type Tolerance Invasive?
Dry conditions on gravelly loam, thin and/or sandy soils. Occurs in many habitats across Canada, the Great Plains, and the western United States. Full sunlight No