Achillea millefolium - photos and description

One of the most common wildflowers on the prairie, a flat topped inflorescence of numerous small white flowers with yellow or cream disk florets in the centre of each flower. Flowers have 5 petals. Typical flower head 8 mm diameter. Begins blooming in early June.

Leaves are pinnately dissected into small narrow segments, I measured a typical leaf at 4 cm long and 6 mm wide.

Height is 30 to 60 cm. Very common.

Habitat is prairies, meadows, woods, roadsides.

Photos take June 30th, on prairie, 30 km north of our home in Regina, SK.