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SNEEZEWORT Achillea ptarmica

Sneezewort is a native perennial growing 30-100 cm in height and when growing well produces sprays of white flowers during July and August. The flowers produce a pungent scent that is attractive to wide range of pollinator species, especially hoverflies. The specific epithet, 'ptarmica', has Greek origins and refers to causing a sneeze.

Wildlife Value Rating
ProvenanceVC41 Glamorgan (Swansea & Rhondda Cynon Taff)
Neath Port Talbot (Charles Hipkin)
Margam, Neath Port Talbot
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