Lexicon: Yarrow

Common Name: Yarrow Latin Name: Achillea millefolium A perennial found throughout the Northern Hemisphere Yarrow is characterized by a cluster of white flowers above a stem of lacy leaves (millefolium means “thousand leaves”). Yarrow received its Latin name Achillea from the legendary Greek hero Achilles. According to the common legend, Achilles’s mother dipped him into … Continued