Definitions

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  • proper noun A taxonomic genus within the tribe Anthemideae — the achilleas.

Etymologies

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From Latin achilleos

Examples

  • Species to be reintroduced include the harebell (Campanula rotundifolia), oxeye daisy (Leucanthemum vulgare) and sneezewort (Achillea ptarmica).

    Kew unveils native flower seed bank

  • She examined three caves, and each one was yellow from pollen belonging to hollyhocks, grape hyacinth, yellow yarrow (Achillea), horsetail (Equisetum), seven other summer flowering plants, and evidence of pine branches.

    Say it with your own arrangement - or cutting garden - of flowers

  • The first is Yarrow -- Achillea Millefolium As you can see by the Latin name the first part sounds like Achilles.

    Favorite medicinal plant

  • The groundcover along the rock edge is Achillea tomentosa ‘King Edward’, Japanese blood grass, Imperata cylindrical is reddening.

    About The Light-May « Fairegarden

  • Gundelia tournefortii, Noaea mucronata, Thymus spp., and Salvia cryptantha – often in oak forest clearings; various graminoid formations; and high mountain steppes of Achillea vermicularis, Ajuga chia, Helianthemum nummularium, Malcolmia africana, and Marrubium parviflorum.

    Eastern Anatolian deciduous forests

  • This wooly yarrow, Achillea tomentosa , fits the bill to a tee.

    Fairies Part Three « Fairegarden

  • Ecclus.xxx. 20, and now complains with him in Petronius, funerata est haec pars jam, quad fuit olim Achillea, he is quite done,

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • It might have been a bitter root, such as Patroclus later used on a similar wound; an ancient commentator suggested Achillea (woundwort) or Aristolochia (birthwort).

    The Trojan War

  • It might have been a bitter root, such as Patroclus later used on a similar wound; an ancient commentator suggested Achillea (woundwort) or Aristolochia (birthwort).

    The Trojan War

  • The classic demonstration of the complexities of this mapping is the experiment on clones of the plant Achillea

    The Genotype/Phenotype Distinction

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