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Achillea ptarmica

Achillea ptarmica L.

sneezeweed, sneezewort

NCBG PLANT INDEX
ID_PLANT: ACPT
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Achillea ptarmica
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GENUS: Achillea
FAMILY CODE: ASTERA

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USDA PLANTS DATABASE
USDA Symbol: ACPT
USDA Common Name: Sneezeweed
Native Status: L48 (I), AK (I), CAN (I), GL (I), SPM (I)
Distribution: USA (AK, CT, ID, IN, MA, ME, MI, MN, MT, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, VT, WA, WI, WV), CAN (AB, LB, MB, NB, NF, NS, ON, PE, QC), DEN (GL), FRA (SPM)
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Forb/herb

NATIONAL WETLAND INDICATOR STATUS

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACU FACU FACU FACU FACU FACU FACU FACU

This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 2016 National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.3 (Lichvar, R.W., D.L. Banks, W.N. Kirchner, and N.C. Melvin. 2016. The National Wetland Plant List: 2016 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2016-30: 1-17. Published 28 April 2016. ISSN 2153 733X). Regions: AGCP-Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain, AK-Alaska, AW-Arid West, CB-Caribbean, EMP-Eastern Mountains and Piedmont, GP-Great Plains, HI-Hawaii, MW-Midwest, NCNE-Northcentral and Northeast, WMCV-Western Mountains, Valleys & Coast
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WEAKLEY FLORA
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Achillea ptarmica
COMMON NAME: Sneezeweed, Sneezewort
SYNONYMY: [= C, F, FNA, G, K, Pa, Z]
PHENOLOGY: Jun-Sep.
HABITAT: Disturbed areas; native of Eurasia.
COMMENTS: Weakly naturalized south to WV and at scattered sites in PA (Rhoads & Klein 1993).
RANGE MAP: Achillea ptarmica.png

ABOUT FAMILY (Weakley Flora)
Asteraceae Dumortier 1822 or COMPOSITAE Giseke 1792 (Aster Family)
SUMMARY: A family of about 1500-1700 genera and 20,000-25,000 species, shrubs, herbs, trees, and vines, cosmopolitan in distribution.
REFERENCE: Cronquist (1980)=SE throughout family treatment.
ABOUT GENUS (Weakley Flora)
Achillea Linnaeus 1753 (Yarrow, Milfoil, Thousand-leaf)
SUMMARY: A genus of about 115 species, herbs, primarily Eurasian.
REFERENCE: Ramsey, Robertson, & Husband (2008)=Y; Guo, Ehrendorfer & Samuel (2004); Guo et al. (2005); Cronquist (1980)=SE; Arriagada & Miller (1997)=Z; Trock in FNA (2006a).
HERBARIUM RESOURCES
SERNEC: Find Achillea ptarmica in Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)
UNC SERNEC: Find Achillea ptarmica in University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Herbarium - Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)

WEB RESOURCES
USDA: Find Achillea ptarmica in USDA Plants
NPIN: Find Achillea ptarmica in NPIN Database
FNA: Find Achillea ptarmica in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Achillea ptarmica

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