Artemisia vulgaris L.


Tufted perennial shrub to 2 m tall, hairy. Stems red or purple, little-branched. Leaves basal and along stems, to 10 cm long, once or twice divided, with broad lobes, more or less glabrous above, white-hairy below. Capitula about 5 mm across, in broad panicles; autumn. Receptacle glabrous. Involucral bracts with membranous margins. Florets usually reddish brown.

Europe, Middle East, Asia

Source: Jeanes, J. (2002). Asteraceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 4. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 3. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

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Distribution map
kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Asteranae
order      Asterales
family       Asteraceae
genus        Artemisia L.