WESTERN YARROW

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WESTERN YARROW suitable for counties:
MICHIGAN: All counties
MINNESOTA: Aitkin, Becker, Clay, Douglas, Itasca, Jackson, Kandiyohi, Kittson, Lac qui Parle, Lake, Lincoln, Lyon, Mahnomen, Martin, Murray, Nobles, Norman, Otter Tail, Pennington, Pipestone, Polk, Pope, Renville, Rock, Wilkin, Yellow Medicine
MISSOURI: Adair, Atchison, Barton, Bates, Benton, Boone, Buchanan, Caldwell, Camden, Carroll, Cass, Cedar, Christian, Clay, Clinton, Cole, Cooper, Dade, Dallas, Daviess, DeKalb, Douglas, Gentry, Greene, Grundy, Harrison, Henry, Hickory, Holt, Howard, Jackson, Jasper, Johnson, Laclede, Lafayette, Lawrence, Linn, Livingston, Macon, Marion, McDonald, Mercer, Miller, Moniteau, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Newton, Nodaway, Ozark, Pettis, Polk, Putnam, Ralls, Randolph, Ray, Saline, Schuyler, Scotland, St. Louis, Stone, Sullivan, Taney, Vernon, Warren, Worth, Wright
MISSISSIPPI: All counties
MONTANA: Big Horn, Blaine, Carter, Custer, Daniels, Dawson, Fallon, Fergus, Garfield, McCone, Petroleum, Phillips, Powder River, Richland, Roosevelt, Sheridan, Treasure, Valley, Wibaux
NORTH CAROLINA: Alamance, Alleghany, Anson, Ashe, Avery, Beaufort, Bertie, Brunswick, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Carteret, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cherokee, Chowan, Clay, Cleveland, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Davidson, Duplin, Durham, Edgecombe, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Gates, Graham, Granville, Greene, Guilford, Halifax, Harnett, Haywood, Henderson, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Iredell, Jackson, Johnston, Lee, Lenoir, Lincoln, Macon, Madison, Martin, McDowell, Mitchell, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Orange, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Person, Pitt, Polk, Randolph, Richmond, Robeson, Rockingham, Rowan, Sampson, Scotland, Stanly, Stokes, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Tyrrell, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, Washington, Watauga, Wayne, Wilkes, Wilson, Yadkin, Yancey
NORTH DAKOTA: Adams, Barnes, Benson, Billings, Bottineau, Bowman, Burke, Burleigh, Cass, Dickey, Divide, Dunn, Eddy, Emmons, Foster, Golden Valley, Grand Forks, Grant, Griggs, Hettinger, Kidder, LaMoure, McHenry, McIntosh, McKenzie, McLean, Mercer, Morton, Mountrail, Nelson, Oliver, Pembina, Pierce, Ramsey, Ransom, Renville, Richland, Rolette, Sargent, Sheridan, Sioux, Slope, Stark, Steele, Stutsman, Walsh, Ward, Wells, Williams
NEBRASKA: Antelope, Blaine, Boone, Box Butte, Buffalo, Cass, Cedar, Cherry, Colfax, Cuming, Dawes, Dodge, Douglas, Fillmore, Franklin, Frontier, Gage, Garden, Holt, Hooker, Howard, Jefferson, Johnson, Kearney, Keith, Knox, Lancaster, Logan, Nemaha, Otoe, Pawnee, Platte, Richardson, Saline, Sarpy, Saunders, Sherman, Sioux, Thayer, Valley, Washington, Webster, Wheeler
NEW HAMPSHIRE: All counties
NEW JERSEY: All counties
NEW MEXICO: Bernalillo, Catron, Cibola, Colfax, Curry, Dona Ana, Grant, Hidalgo, Lincoln, Los Alamos, McKinley, Mora, Otero, Rio Arriba, San Miguel, Sandoval, Santa Fe, Sierra, Socorro, Taos, Torrance, Union, Valencia
NEVADA: Carson City, Churchill, Clark, Douglas, Elko, Esmeralda, Eureka, Humboldt, Lander, Lincoln, Lyon, Mineral, Nye, Pershing, Storey, Washoe, White Pine
NEW YORK: Erie, Kings, Monroe, Nassau, Oswego, Suffolk
OHIO: All counties
OKLAHOMA: Adair, Alfalfa, Atoka, Beckham, Blaine, Bryan, Caddo, Carter, Cherokee, Choctaw, Cleveland, Coal, Comanche, Cotton, Craig, Creek, Custer, Delaware, Garfield, Grady, Grant, Hughes, Jefferson, Johnston, Kay, Kingfisher, Le Flore, Logan, Love, Marshall, Mayes, McClain, McCurtain, McIntosh, Murray, Muskogee, Okfuskee, Osage, Ottawa, Pawnee, Payne, Pontotoc, Pottawatomie, Rogers, Sequoyah, Stephens, Tillman, Tulsa, Washington, Woods, Woodward
OREGON: All counties
PENNSYLVANIA: All counties
RHODE ISLAND: All counties
SOUTH CAROLINA: Aiken, Allendale, Anderson, Bamberg, Barnwell, Beaufort, Calhoun, Charleston, Cherokee, Chester, Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillon, Dorchester, Fairfield, Florence, Georgetown, Greenwood, Horry, Jasper, Kershaw, Laurens, Marion, Newberry, Oconee, Orangeburg, Pickens, Richland, Spartanburg, Williamsburg
SOUTH DAKOTA: Bon Homme, Brookings, Brown, Butte, Campbell, Clay, Codington, Corson, Custer, Day, Deuel, Dewey, Fall River, Faulk, Grant, Haakon, Hamlin, Harding, Hughes, Jerauld, Jones, Kingsbury, Lawrence, Lyman, Marshall, McPherson, Meade, Minnehaha, Pennington, Potter, Roberts, Shannon, Spink, Stanley, Sully, Todd, Turner, Union, Walworth, Yankton, Ziebach
TENNESSEE: Anderson, Bedford, Benton, Bledsoe, Blount, Campbell, Carter, Cheatham, Cumberland, Davidson, Dickson, Fayette, Fentress, Franklin, Hardeman, Hardin, Hawkins, Henry, Hickman, Houston, Jackson, Knox, Lauderdale, Lewis, Maury, McMinn, McNairy, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Obion, Roane, Robertson, Rutherford, Scott, Sevier, Shelby, Stewart, Sumner, Tipton, Trousdale, Unicoi, Union, Williamson, Wilson
TEXAS: Anderson, Archer, Bastrop, Bell, Blanco, Bowie, Brazos, Brown, Burleson, Callahan, Cameron, Clay, Cooke, Dallas, Deaf Smith, DeWitt, Eastland, Erath, Garza, Gillespie, Gray, Grayson, Grimes, Harris, Hays, Hemphill, Hunt, Hutchinson, Jeff Davis, Kaufman, La Salle, Lee, Llano, Madison, Marion, Mason, McCulloch, Mills, Navarro, Palo Pinto, Parker, Red River, Rusk, Shelby, Tarrant, Travis, Van Zandt, Wichita, Young
UTAH: All counties
VIRGINIA: Accomack, Albemarle, Alleghany, Amelia, Amherst, Appomattox, Arlington, Augusta, Bath, Bedford, Bland, Botetourt, Brunswick, Buchanan, Buckingham, Campbell, Caroline, Carroll, Charles City, Charlotte, Chesapeake, Chesterfield, Clarke, Craig, Culpeper, Cumberland, Dickenson, Dinwiddie, Essex, Fairfax, Fauquier, Floyd, Fluvanna, Franklin, Frederick, Giles, Gloucester, Goochland, Grayson, Greene, Greensville, Halifax, Hampton, Hanover, Henrico, Henry, Highland, Isle of Wight, James City, King and Queen, King George, King William, Lancaster, Lee, Loudoun, Louisa, Lunenburg, Madison, Mathews, Mecklenburg, Middlesex, Montgomery, Nelson, New Kent, Newport News, Northampton, Northumberland, Nottoway, Orange, Page, Patrick, Pittsylvania, Powhatan, Prince Edward, Prince George, Prince William, Pulaski, Rappahannock, Richmond, Roanoke, Rockbridge, Rockingham, Russell, Scott, Shenandoah, Smyth, Southampton, Spotsylvania, Stafford, Suffolk, Surry, Sussex, Tazewell, Virginia Beach, Warren, Washington, Westmoreland, Wise, Wythe, York
VERMONT: All counties
WASHINGTON: Adams, Asotin, Benton, Chelan, Clallam, Columbia, Cowlitz, Douglas, Ferry, Franklin, Garfield, Grant, Grays Harbor, Island, King, Kittitas, Klickitat, Lewis, Lincoln, Mason, Okanogan, Pacific, Pend Oreille, Pierce, San Juan, Skagit, Skamania, Snohomish, Spokane, Stevens, Thurston, Wahkiakum, Walla Walla, Whatcom, Whitman, Yakima
WISCONSIN: Adams, Ashland, Barron, Bayfield, Brown, Buffalo, Burnett, Calumet, Chippewa, Clark, Columbia, Crawford, Dane, Dodge, Door, Douglas, Dunn, Eau Claire, Florence, Fond du Lac, Forest, Grant, Green, Green Lake, Iowa, Iron, Jackson, Jefferson, Juneau, Kenosha, Kewaunee, La Crosse, Lafayette, Langlade, Lincoln, Manitowoc, Marathon, Marinette, Marquette, Menominee, Milwaukee, Monroe, Oconto, Oneida, Outagamie, Ozaukee, Pepin, Pierce, Polk, Portage, Price, Racine, Richland, Rock, Rusk, Sauk, Sawyer, Shawano, Sheboygan, St. Croix, Taylor, Trempealeau, Vernon, Vilas, Walworth, Washburn, Washington, Waukesha, Waupaca, Waushara, Winnebago, Wood
WEST VIRGINIA: All counties
WYOMING: Albany, Big Horn, Campbell, Carbon, Converse, Crook, Fremont, Goshen, Hot Springs, Johnson, Laramie, Natrona, Niobrara, Park, Platte, Sheridan, Sublette, Sweetwater, Washakie, Weston
ALASKA: All counties
ALABAMA: Butler, Colbert, DeKalb, Limestone, Mobile, Shelby, St. Clair, Tuscaloosa
ARKANSAS: Arkansas, Ashley, Baxter, Benton, Boone, Bradley, Carroll, Clark, Clay, Cleburne, Conway, Craighead, Crawford, Cross, Dallas, Desha, Drew, Faulkner, Franklin, Fulton, Garland, Grant, Greene, Hot Spring, Howard, Independence, Izard, Jefferson, Johnson, Lawrence, Lee, Lincoln, Little River, Logan, Madison, Marion, Montgomery, Newton, Ouachita, Phillips, Pike, Poinsett, Polk, Pope, Prairie, Pulaski, Randolph, Saline, Scott, Sebastian, Sevier, Sharp, St. Francis, Stone, Union, Washington, White, Woodruff, Yell
ARIZONA: Apache, Cochise, Coconino, Graham, Mohave, Navajo, Pima, Yavapai
CALIFORNIA: Colusa, Fresno, Glenn, Lake, Mariposa, Modoc, Mono, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, San Benito, Shasta, Siskiyou, Trinity, Tulare
COLORADO: Alamosa, Archuleta, Boulder, Chaffee, Cheyenne, Clear Creek, Conejos, Costilla, Custer, Delta, Dolores, Douglas, Eagle, El Paso, Elbert, Garfield, Gilpin, Grand, Gunnison, Huerfano, Jackson, Jefferson, La Plata, Lake, Larimer, Las Animas, Mesa, Mineral, Moffat, Montezuma, Montrose, Park, Pitkin, Pueblo, Rio Blanco, Rio Grande, Routt, Saguache, San Juan, San Miguel, Teller
CONNECTICUT: Fairfield, Hartford, Litchfield, Middlesex, New Haven, New London, Tolland, Windham
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: District of Columbia
DELAWARE: New Castle
FLORIDA: All counties
GEORGIA: Bartow, Chatham, Clarke, Cobb, Dade, DeKalb, Dougherty, Fulton, Hall, Harris, Morgan, Newton, Spalding, Union, Walker
IOWA: Adair, Adams, Audubon, Cass, Crawford, Fremont, Guthrie, Ida, Lyon, Madison, Mills, Monona, O'Brien, Osceola, Page, Plymouth, Pottawattamie, Ringgold, Shelby, Sioux, Taylor, Union, Washington, Woodbury
IDAHO: Ada, Adams, Bannock, Bear Lake, Benewah, Bonner, Boundary, Butte, Camas, Canyon, Caribou, Cassia, Clearwater, Custer, Elmore, Franklin, Fremont, Idaho, Kootenai, Latah, Lemhi, Minidoka, Nez Perce, Owyhee, Power, Shoshone, Twin Falls, Valley, Washington
ILLINOIS: Henderson, Jackson, Jersey, Kane, Lake, Mason, McDonough, Pope, Union, Vermilion, Whiteside
INDIANA: Adams, Allen, Bartholomew, Benton, Blackford, Boone, Brown, Carroll, Cass, Clark, Clay, Clinton, Crawford, Daviess, De Kalb, Dearborn, Decatur, Delaware, Dubois, Elkhart, Fayette, Floyd, Fountain, Franklin, Fulton, Gibson, Grant, Greene, Hamilton, Hancock, Harrison, Hendricks, Henry, Howard, Huntington, Jackson, Jasper, Jefferson, Jennings, Johnson, Knox, Kosciusko, La Porte, Lagrange, Lake, Lawrence, Madison, Marion, Marshall, Martin, Miami, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Newton, Noble, Ohio, Orange, Owen, Parke, Perry, Pike, Porter, Posey, Pulaski, Putnam, Ripley, Shelby, Spencer, St. Joseph, Starke, Steuben, Sullivan, Switzerland, Tippecanoe, Tipton, Union, Vanderburgh, Vermillion, Vigo, Wabash, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Wells, White, Whitley
KANSAS: Allen, Anderson, Atchison, Barber, Barton, Bourbon, Brown, Butler, Chase, Chautauqua, Cherokee, Cheyenne, Clark, Clay, Cloud, Coffey, Comanche, Cowley, Crawford, Dickinson, Doniphan, Douglas, Edwards, Elk, Ellis, Ellsworth, Ford, Franklin, Geary, Gove, Graham, Gray, Greenwood, Harper, Harvey, Hodgeman, Jackson, Jefferson, Jewell, Johnson, Kingman, Kiowa, Labette, Leavenworth, Lincoln, Linn, Logan, Lyon, Marion, Marshall, McPherson, Meade, Miami, Mitchell, Montgomery, Morris, Morton, Nemaha, Neosho, Norton, Osage, Osborne, Ottawa, Pawnee, Pottawatomie, Pratt, Reno, Republic, Rice, Riley, Rooks, Rush, Russell, Saline, Scott, Sedgwick, Seward, Shawnee, Sheridan, Sherman, Smith, Stafford, Sumner, Thomas, Trego, Wabaunsee, Wallace, Washington, Wilson, Woodson, Wyandotte
KENTUCKY: All counties
LOUISIANA: Assumption, Beauregard, Bienville, Bossier, Caddo, Caldwell, Catahoula, Claiborne, De Soto, East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Evangeline, Franklin, Jackson, Lafayette, Lincoln, Morehouse, Natchitoches, Orleans, Ouachita, Richland, Sabine, St Bernard, St. Helena, St. Tammany, Tensas, Terrebonne, Union, Vernon, Washington, Webster, West Carroll
MASSACHUSETTS: All counties
MARYLAND: All counties
MAINE: All counties

Western yarrow belongs to family of asteraceae plants, its species name is millefolium. This plant grows actively in spring. Western yarrow has green foliage and bears white colored flowers. Western yarrow booms in late spring.The plant grows in erect form. Western yarrow is a moderately growing plant, a mature Western yarrow can grow up to 3.0 feet. This plant is some what tolerant to draught conditions. Other varieties of this plant are common yarrowcommon yarrow,,common yarrowcommon yarrow,,common yarrowcommon yarrow,,boreal yarrowboreal yarrow,,California yarrowCalifornia yarrow,,giant yarrowgiant yarrow,,coast yarrowcoast yarrow,,Achillea millefolium var. megacephalaAchillea millefolium var. megacephala,,common yarrowcommon yarrow,,common yarrowcommon yarrow,,Pacific yarrowPacific yarrow, and common yarrow

Active Growth Period : Spring Flower Color : White
Foliage Color : Green Growth Form : Rhizomatous
Growth Rate : Moderate Height, Mature (feet) : 3.0
Drought Tolerance : Medium Frost Free Days, Minimum : 100
Temperature, Minimum (°F) : -38 Palatable Human : No
Bloom Period : Late Spring
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Reproduction

Bloom Period : Late Spring Commercial Availability : Routinely Available
Fruit/Seed Abundance : Medium Fruit/Seed Period Begin : Summer
Fruit/Seed Period End : Fall Fruit/Seed Persistence : No
Propogated by Bare Root : No Propogated by Bulbs : No
Propogated by Container : No Propogated by Corms : No
Propogated by Cuttings : No Propogated by Seed : Yes
Propogated by Sod : No Propogated by Sprigs : Yes
Propogated by Tubers : No Seeds per Pound : 3411818
Seed Spread Rate : Moderate Seedling Vigor : High
Small Grain : No Vegetative Spread Rate : Rapid

Use

Berry/Nut/Seed Product : No Christmas Tree Product : No
Fodder Product : No Fuelwood Product : - -
Lumber Product : No Naval Store Product : No
Nursery Stock Product : No Palatable Browse Animal : Low
Palatable Graze Animal : Low Palatable Human : No
Post Product : No Protein Potential : Low
Pulpwood Product : No Veneer Product : No

Physiology

Active Growth Period : Spring After Harvest Regrowth Rate : Moderate
Bloat : None C:N Ratio : Medium
Coppice Potential : No Fall Conspicuous : No
Fire Resistance : No Flower Color : White
Flower Conspicuous : Yes Foliage Color : Green
Foliage Porosity Summer : Porous Foliage Porosity Winter : Porous
Foliage Texture : Fine Fruit Color : Brown
Fruit Conspicuous : No Growth Form : Rhizomatous
Growth Rate : Moderate Height at Base Age, Maximum (feet) : - -
Height, Mature (feet) : 3.0 Known Allelopath : No
Leaf Retention : No Lifespan : Moderate
Low Growing Grass : No Nitrogen Fixation : None
Resprout Ability : No Shape and Orientation : Erect
Toxicity : Slight

Growth Requirements

Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils : Yes Adapted to Medium Textured Soils : Yes
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils : No Anaerobic Tolerance : None
CaCO3 Tolerance : Medium Cold Stratification Required : No
Drought Tolerance : Medium Fertility Requirement : Low
Fire Tolerance : High Frost Free Days, Minimum : 100
Hedge Tolerance : None Moisture Use : Medium
pH (Minimum) : 6.0 pH (Maximum) : 8.0
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum : 4800 Planting Density per Acre, Maximum : 19000
Precipitation (Minimum) : 26 Precipitation (Maximum) : 26
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) : 8 Salinity Tolerance : Low
Shade Tolerance : Intermediate Temperature, Minimum (°F) : -38

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Brother Alfred Brousseau. Courtesy of St. Mary's College of California. St. Mary's College of California.
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Steve Hurst. Provided by ARS Systematic Botany and Mycology Laboratory. United States, NV.
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J.S. Peterson. USDA NRCS NPDC. Maynard's Gold. United States, DC, Washington, USDA ARS National Arboretum. June 27, 2003.
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Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. 3 vols. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. Vol. 3: 515. Courtesy of Kentucky Native Plant Society. Scanned by Omnitek Inc.

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