Achillea aleppica

 

Achillea aleppica

 

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Height 5-60 cm. Stems terete, longitudinally striped, adpressed-canescent, glabrescent. Leaves ± densely adpressed- or subadpressed-pilose, linear-filiform, median cauline 1-4 x 0.08-0.15 cm, pinnatisect, segments densely, at last ± loosely, imbricate, 0.5 mm, 3-lobed, lobes broadly ovate to orbicular, denticulate. Capitula 6-120, corymbs 1-4.5 cm broad, peduncles absent or up to 4 mm. Involucre oblong-cylindrical, ± angular, 3.5-5.5 x 1.5-2.5 mm. Phyllaries triangular-ovate, ovate-oblong to. oblong, obtuse, carinate, very narrowly scarious-margined, adpressed-canescent to glabrescent. Ligules 2-4, ivory white, pale or golden yellow, 1-2 mm; disc flowers 6-15. Fl. 5-7. Steppe, marly slopes, fallow fields, vineyards, 300-1600 m
1. Plants mostly 25-60 cm; involucre 4-5.5 mm long; corymbs 2-4.5 cm broad; capitula 25-120; ligules golden, rarely pale yellow ......................................................................subsp. aleppica
1. Plants mostly 5-15 cm; involucre 3.5-4 mm long;' corymbs l-l.5 cm broad; capitula 4-20; ligules mostly ivory white or pale, rarely golden yellow .............................................subsp. zederbaueri