Achillea ligustica

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Achillea ligustica
Achillea ligustica4.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Genus: Achillea
A. ligustica
Binomial name
Achillea ligustica
All. 1773 not Vis. ex Nyman 1879
  • Achillea sicula Raf.
  • Achillea sylvatica Ten.

Achillea ligustica, the southern yarrow[2] or Ligurian yarrow,[3] is a flowering plant in the sunflower family. It is native to southern Europe (Italy, Spain, France, Greece, western Balkans) and sparingly naturalized in scattered locations in North America.[4][5]


  1. ^ The Plant List, Achillea ligustica All.
  2. ^ "BSBI List 2007". Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland. Archived from the original (xls) on 2015-01-25. Retrieved 2014-10-17.
  3. ^ "Achillea ligustica". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 7 January 2016.
  4. ^ Altervista Flora Italiana, Millefoglio ligure, Ligurian Yarrow, Achillea ligustica All. includes photos and European distribution map
  5. ^ Biota of North America Program 2014 county distribution map