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Achillea is a group of flowering plants in the family of plants called Asteraceae. The most common lawn weed in that family is commonly known as Yarrow.

Achillea as a lawn weed

The family of plants are well known by gardeners and there are a great many cultivars which are happy in a garden border.

In a lawn, these weeds can become quite troublesome and can be difficult to control. They thrive in compacted, dry lawns and are often the only plant left in a lawn after a drought.

Find out more about these lawn weeds in these blog posts.

Yarrow (Achillea millefolium)

Yarrow (Achillea millefolium) is a herbaceous, perennial herb. It grows in gardens all over the UK. In a lawn is can form a thick, spreading mat and become an invasive weed. It has many common names including ornamental yarrow, milfoil, devil’s nettle and thousand-leaf. It has also named soldier’s woundwort in reference to its medicinal effects. The botanical… Read More »