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(Science: botany) A common composite herb (Achillea Millefolium) with white flowers and finely dissected leaves; yarrow.

(Science: botany) water milfoil, an aquatic herb with dissected leaves (Myriophyllum).

Origin: F. Mille-feuille, L. Millefolium; mille thousand _ folium leaf. See Foil a leaf.

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... float). Hydrophytes tend to have less supportive tissue as well, since they are buoyed by water. Many species of hydrophytes (such as the Eurasian milfoil) have divided leaves that have less resistance to flowing water. The lotus, water lily, and cattail are hydrophytes. Compare mesophytexerophyte

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... interested in biology; in High School I participated in the Cocheco River Watershed program, looking into various ways to battle variable-leaf milfoil in the Cocheco River, and also spent 3 years on the National Ocean Sciences Bowl team for my school. Regardless at the time I decided to only ...

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