Sneezewort, a strongly scented perennial herb. The sneezewort grows in northern temperate regions and is native to Europe and Asia. It grows to about two feet (60 cm) in height and has narrow, tooth-edged leaves. The sneezewort blooms throughout the summer. Numerous flat-topped clusters of small, white flower heads are borne atop tall stems. Some varieties of this plant are cultivated for use as borders in the garden and as cut flowers.

The sneezewort is Achillea ptarmica of the composite family, Compositae.