Cottonweed (Achillea maritima) flowering on an exposed sandy beach, Culatra Island, Ria Formosa, near Faro, Portugal.

Cottonweed (Achillea maritima) flowering on an exposed sandy beach, Culatra Island, Ria Formosa, near Faro, Portugal.

Observation - Cottonweed (Achillea maritima) flowering on an exposed sandy beach, Culatra Island, Ria Formosa, near Faro, Portugal. - Global. Description: Very downy, silvery leaved, yellow flowered small Asteraceae growing on a dune edge above a sandy beach in the Algarve. Matches this Mediterranean Yarrow genus coastal plant well: http://eol.org/pages/6173092/overview

Very downy, silvery leaved, yellow flowered small Asteraceae growing on a dune edge above a sandy beach in the Algarve. Matches this Mediterranean Yarrow genus coastal plant well: http://eol.org/pages/6173092/overview