yarrow

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  • (noun): Any of several plants of the genus Achillea of the composite family, especially A. millefolium, native to Eurasia, having finely dissected foliage and flat corymbs of usually white flower heads. Also called achillea, milfoil.

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  • (noun): ubiquitous strong-scented mat-forming Eurasian herb of wasteland, hedgerow or pasture having narrow serrate leaves and small usually white florets; widely naturalized in North America

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  • Native perennials such as yarrow and coyote bush were set into a hillside where a stand of eucalyptus had been leveled; Douglas iris and rushes were added to the boggy area where the spring bubbles from below the trunk of a wax myrtle.

  • In South America the "round-headed hassar" of Guiana, _Callicthys littoralis_, and the "yarrow," a species of the family Esocid√¶, although they possess no specially modified respiratory organs, are accustomed to bury themselves in the mud on the subsidence of water in the pools during the dry season. [

  • Instead, he indulges his weed-mindfulness, enjoying the sight of "cow parsley and primrose in the spring" and "the fat tussocks of yarrow and plantain" in the summer.

  • For a little skin R and R, I always prepped with loads of Napoleon Complex Skin Renewal Serum and Auto Pilot Pre-Foundation Skin Primer to keep skin nourished and hydrated with ingredients like tri-peptides and yarrow extract.

  • Brewers Jean-Sebastien Bernier and Anne Marie Lachance balance the beer with local herbs such as gentiane, yarrow root and genepi.

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