Common yarrow

Achillea millefolium

plant type:
forb
lifecycle:
perennial
growing season:
warm
cover:
Low

Soil

Acceptable Soil Types:
Clay
Loam
Silt
Sand
Gravel
Acceptable Soil conditions:
AcidicAlkalineMetalSaltCaliche

Location

Min elevation:
5500
Max elevation:
15000
Counties: 
Apache
Cochise
Coconino
Gila
Graham
Mohave
Navajo
Pima
Yavapai

Reproduction & Growth

Growth rate: 
Low
Germination Overall: 
High
Germination rate: 
Slow
Germination Requirements: 
N
Reproduction: 
High
Establishment: 
High

Ecological

Best Suited for these Site conditions:
ColdDisturbanceFireFloodingLow lightRiparian
Best Suited for these Management goals:
Tortoise habitatDrought resilienceErosion controlForage productionPollinator habitatIncreased soil healthWeed managementWildlife habitat

Additional Information

Commercial availability:
NA
Citations:
Ch&ler 1982, Kaye 1997, Sorensen 1974, Burton 2006, Hulme 1996, Hruska 1995, Cole 2006, Purcell 2007, Rinella 2009, Rahimmalk 2009, Mocanu 2009, Paschke 2000, Cane 2016