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  Achillea millefolium
 
  Family: ASTERACEAE/COMPOSITAE
  Citation:  Achillea millefolium L., Sp. Pl. 899. 1753; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 3: 312. 1881; H.J. Chowdhery in Hajra et al., Fl. India 12: 5. 1995; Jain et al., Journ. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 93: 458. 2000.
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  Description: Erect herb. Leaves alternate, linear to lanceolate, 2-3-pinnatifid, to 12 x 2.5 cm at the base. Corymbs terminal, to 10 cm wide. Capitula numerous, radiate; peduncle 4 mm. Involucre oblong. Phyllaries several-seriate, lanceolate. Receptacle convex. Outer ray florets pistillate, c. 6, rose; ligule 3-toothed. Inner disk florets bisexual. Achenes compressed. Pappus 0.
  Habit: Herb
  Flowering & Fruiting: August-September
  District(s): Idukki
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  Habitat: Along roadsides
  Distribution: Temperate zones of northern hemisphere
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): White, Pink
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: Yes
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
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