Achillea borealis

ClassificationDicots
FamilyAsteraceae
Family (Traditional)Asteraceae
GenusAchillea
SpeciesAchillea borealis Bong.
Common Name
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Simple; Divided; Compound;
Fruit Color: ;
C value
StatusNative
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This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

SynonymFull Citation
Achillea alpicola Achillea alpicola (Rydb.) Rydb.
Achillea angustissima Achillea angustissima Rydb.
Achillea arenicola Achillea arenicola A. Heller
Achillea aspleniifolia Achillea aspleniifolia auct. non Vent.
Achillea borealis Achillea borealis Bong.
Achillea borealis subsp. arenicola Achillea borealis subsp. arenicola (A. Heller) D.D. Keck
Achillea borealis subsp. californica Achillea borealis subsp. californica (Pollard) D.D. Keck
Achillea borealis subsp. typica Achillea borealis subsp. typica D.D.Keck
Achillea borealis var. arenicola Achillea borealis var. arenicola (A. Heller) J.T. Howell
Achillea borealis var. californica Achillea borealis var. californica (Pollard) J.T. Howell
Achillea californica Achillea californica Pollard
Achillea eradiata Achillea eradiata Piper
Achillea fusca Achillea fusca Rydb.
Achillea gigantea Achillea gigantea Pollard
Achillea gracilis Achillea gracilis Raf.
Achillea lanulosa Achillea lanulosa Nutt.
Achillea lanulosa f. lanulosa Achillea lanulosa f. lanulosa
Achillea lanulosa subsp. alpicola Achillea lanulosa subsp. alpicola (Rydb.) Keck
Achillea lanulosa subsp. megacephala Achillea lanulosa subsp. megacephala (Raup) Argus
Achillea lanulosa subsp. typica Achillea lanulosa subsp. typica Keck
Achillea lanulosa var. alpicola Achillea lanulosa var. alpicola Rydb.
Achillea lanulosa var. arachnoidea Achillea lanulosa var. arachnoidea Lunell
Achillea lanulosa var. eradiata Achillea lanulosa var. eradiata (Piper) M.E. Peck
Achillea laxiflora Achillea laxiflora Pollard & Cockerell
Achillea megacephala Achillea megacephala
Achillea millefolium Achillea millefolium L.
Achillea millefolium subsp. atrotegula Achillea millefolium subsp. atrotegula B.Boivin
Achillea millefolium subsp. borealis Achillea millefolium subsp. borealis (Bong.) Breitung
Achillea millefolium subsp. lanulosa Achillea millefolium subsp. lanulosa (Nutt.) Piper
Achillea millefolium subsp. occidentalis Achillea millefolium subsp. occidentalis (DC.) Hyl.
Achillea millefolium subsp. pallidotegula Achillea millefolium subsp. pallidotegula Boivin
Achillea millefolium var. alpicola Achillea millefolium var. alpicola (Rydb.) Garrett
Achillea millefolium var. arenicola Achillea millefolium var. arenicola (A. Heller) Nobs
Achillea millefolium var. aspleniifolia Achillea millefolium var. aspleniifolia (Vent.) Farw.
Achillea millefolium var. borealis Achillea millefolium var. borealis Farw.
Achillea millefolium var. californica Achillea millefolium var. californica (Pollard) Jeps.
Achillea millefolium var. fulva Achillea millefolium var. fulva B.Boivin
Achillea millefolium var. fusca Achillea millefolium var. fusca (Rydb.) G.N. Jones
Achillea millefolium var. gigantea Achillea millefolium var. gigantea (Pollard) Nobs
Achillea millefolium var. gracilis Achillea millefolium var. gracilis Raf. ex DC.
Achillea millefolium var. lanulosa Achillea millefolium var. lanulosa (Nutt.) Piper
Achillea millefolium var. litoralis Achillea millefolium var. litoralis Ehrend. ex Nobs
Achillea millefolium var. maritima Achillea millefolium var. maritima Jeps.
Achillea millefolium var. megacephala Achillea millefolium var. megacephala (Raup) B. Boivin
Achillea millefolium var. nigrescens Achillea millefolium var. nigrescens E. Mey.
Achillea millefolium var. occidentalis Achillea millefolium var. occidentalis DC.
Achillea millefolium var. pacifica Achillea millefolium var. pacifica (Rydb.) G.N. Jones
Achillea millefolium var. parviligula Achillea millefolium var. parviligula B.Boivin
Achillea millefolium var. parvula Achillea millefolium var. parvula B.Boivin
Achillea millefolium var. puberula Achillea millefolium var. puberula (Rydb.) Nobs
Achillea millefolium var. rosea Achillea millefolium var. rosea (Desf.) Torr. & Gray
Achillea millefolium var. russeolata Achillea millefolium var. russeolata Boivin
Achillea nigrescens Achillea nigrescens (E. Mey.) Rydb.
Achillea occidentalis Achillea occidentalis (DC.) Raf. ex Rydb.
Achillea pacifica Achillea pacifica Rydb.
Achillea palmeri Achillea palmeri
Achillea puberula Achillea puberula Rydb.
Achillea rosea Achillea rosea Desf.
Achillea subalpina Achillea subalpina Greene
Achillea tomentosa Achillea tomentosa Pursh, non L.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Allen (KY), Anderson (KY), Barren (KY), Breathitt (KY), Breckinridge (KY), Bullitt (KY), Butler (KY), Campbell (KY), Carlisle (KY), Christian (KY), Cumberland (KY), Edmonson (KY), Franklin (KY), Fulton (KY), Graves (KY), Grayson (KY), Harlan (KY), Hopkins (KY), Jefferson (KY), Knox (KY), Larue (KY), Logan (KY), Lyon (KY), McCracken (KY), McCreary (KY), McLean (KY), Madison (KY), Magoffin (KY), Marshall (KY), Meade (KY), Nelson (KY), Oldham (KY), Powell (KY), Shelby (KY), Spencer (KY), Todd (KY), Trigg (KY), Warren (KY), Washington (KY), Whitley (KY), Benton (TN), Cheatham (TN), Dickson (TN), Hardeman (TN), Henry (TN), Houston (TN), Humphreys (TN), Knox (TN), Montgomery (TN), Pickett (TN), Polk (TN), Robertson (TN), Shelby (TN), Stewart (TN), Wilson (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, EKY, HTTU, SWMT

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1939 - 2016

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100765658 Madison Kentucky 15 Sep 2016 Thomas McFadden
273
EKY
Achillea borealis
APSC0028447 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0081218 Knox Kentucky
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0032022 Cheatham Tennessee
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0116395 Nelson Kentucky
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0116015 Powell Kentucky
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0116026 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0074200 McCracken Kentucky
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0090104 Breathitt Kentucky
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0116019 Powell Kentucky
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0028412 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0028417 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0116014 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0116020 Bullitt Kentucky
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0116012 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0028404 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0116383 Bullitt Kentucky
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0074123 Warren Kentucky
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0028432 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0116387 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0028406 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0028438 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0116389 Washington Kentucky
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0074154 Warren Kentucky
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0107684 Franklin Kentucky
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0116378 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0074201 McLean Kentucky
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0090118 Whitley Kentucky
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0028402 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0102176 Wilson Tennessee
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0109825 Grayson Kentucky
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0028444 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0028420 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0074205 Barren Kentucky
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0074203 Fulton Kentucky
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0115820 Anderson Kentucky
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0028434 Christian Kentucky 17 May 1969 Lee C. Forrest
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0116382 Bullitt Kentucky
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0116381 Edmonson Kentucky
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0116027 Bullitt Kentucky
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0028410 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0028424 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0097574 Hardeman Tennessee
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0116028 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0028408 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0028433 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0028448 Houston Tennessee
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0086691 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0074204 Barren Kentucky
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0028449 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0116393 Bullitt Kentucky
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0028403 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0116438 Marshall Kentucky
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0074197 Allen Kentucky
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0028422 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0116018 Powell Kentucky
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0067643 Shelby Kentucky
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0074198 Butler Kentucky 18 Jun 1972
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0086517 Harlan Kentucky
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0116391 Warren Kentucky
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0074195 Edmonson Kentucky
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0028451 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0116013 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0028439 Robertson Tennessee
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0028405 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0116429 Warren Kentucky
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0116386 Meade Kentucky
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0028414 Humphreys Tennessee
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0090971 Meade Kentucky
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0116029 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0028418 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0028419 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0028407 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0086841 Breathitt Kentucky
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0028431 Cheatham Tennessee
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0086842 Marshall Kentucky
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0076148 Carlisle Kentucky
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0074153 Warren Kentucky
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0116022 Oldham Kentucky
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0028437 Christian Kentucky 11 Jun 1968
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0116392 Edmonson Kentucky
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0116380 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0028445 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0074199 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0090152 McCreary Kentucky
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0050310 Larue Kentucky
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0028443 Houston Tennessee
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0028452 Knox Tennessee
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0050309 Larue Kentucky 26 May 1993 Landon McKinney
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0028409 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0028426 Polk Tennessee
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0028425 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0116017 Breckinridge Kentucky
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0074151 Warren Kentucky
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0028436 Houston Tennessee
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0028411 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0028440 Henry Tennessee
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0028435 Dickson Tennessee
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0028446 Knox Tennessee
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0090972 Breckinridge Kentucky 23 Jun 1983 Max Medley
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0028450 Todd Kentucky 01 Jun 1969 Lloyd Settle
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0074202 Marshall Kentucky
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0028421 Robertson Tennessee
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0073115 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0103575 Magoffin Kentucky 20 May 1964 Elizabeth Browne
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0116390 Campbell Kentucky
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0116379 Bullitt Kentucky
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0116394 Meade Kentucky
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0116023 Bullitt Kentucky
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0116388 Graves Kentucky
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0028416 Benton Tennessee
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0091653 Anderson Kentucky
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0028430 Cumberland Kentucky 05 Oct 1997 Ross Clark
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0116016 Oldham Kentucky
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0074152 Warren Kentucky
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0074155 Warren Kentucky
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0074196 Hopkins Kentucky
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0116385 Spencer Kentucky
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0116031 Bullitt Kentucky
APSC
Achillea borealis
HTTU002314 Pickett Tennessee
HTTU
Achillea lanulosa
APSC0116436 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0028415 Henry Tennessee
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0052372 Dickson Tennessee
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0116021 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0051547 Logan Kentucky 10 May 1963 Elizabeth Browne
APSC
Achillea borealis
APSC0116384 Shelby Kentucky
APSC
Achillea borealis
SWMT04466 Shelby Tennessee 01 May 1939
SWMT
Achillea lanulosa
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