Central Great Plains, Chihuahuan Deserts, Cross Timbers, East Central Texas Plains, Edwards Plateau, Gulf Coast Prairies and Marshes, High Plains, Southern Texas Plains, Southwestern Tablelands, Texas Blackland Prairies
If desired, dead-head for appearance. Or leave flowers to go to seed for wildife.
Flat-topped clusters of white flowers. May go dormant in summer, return in cooler weather. Ferny, lacy foliage with pungent fragrance. Colonizes by rhizomes and seeds. Hybridizes with Euroasian yarrows and cultivars; colors other than white are exotic cultivars. White yarrow found in the wild are closer to being pure native. Nectar attracts butterflies. Larval Host: Painted Lady.
Sun, Part Shade
Nectar, Larval Host
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