Artemisia campestris subsp. caudata

(Michaux) H. M. Hall & Clements
Publ. Carnegie Inst. Wash. 326: 122. 1923.
Common names: Armoise caudée
Endemic
Basionym: Artemisia caudata Michaux Fl. Bor.-Amer. 2: 129. 1803
Synonyms: Artemisia forwoodii A. Gray
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 19. Treatment on page 507. Mentioned on page 506.

Biennials, 20–80(–150) cm. Stems usually 1. Leaves: basal rosettes not persistent (faces green and glabrous or sparsely white-pubescent). Heads in arrays 12–30(–35) × 1–8(–12) cm. Involucres turbinate, 2–3 × 2–3 mm.


Phenology: Flowering early–late summer.
Habitat: Open meadows, usually moist soils, sometimes sandy or rocky habitats
Elevation: 10–1000 m

Distribution

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Ont., Que., Sask., Ark., Colo., Conn., Fla., Ill., Ind., Iowa, Kans., Maine, Mass., Mich., Minn., Miss., Mo., Mont., Nebr., N.H., N.J., N.Mex., N.Y., N.C., N.Dak., Ohio, Okla., Pa., R.I., S.C., S.Dak., Tex., Vt., Wis.

Discussion

A population of Artemisia campestris found in Massachusetts differs from populations of subsp. caudata by its smaller heads and multiple branched stems. That population is typical of subsp. campestris, formerly believed to be restricted to Europe.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

Leila M. Shultz +
(Michaux) H. M. Hall & Clements +
Artemisia caudata +
Armoise caudée +
Ont. +, Que. +, Sask. +, Ark. +, Colo. +, Conn. +, Fla. +, Ill. +, Ind. +, Iowa +, Kans. +, Maine +, Mass. +, Mich. +, Minn. +, Miss. +, Mo. +, Mont. +, Nebr. +, N.H. +, N.J. +, N.Mex. +, N.Y. +, N.C. +, N.Dak. +, Ohio +, Okla. +, Pa. +, R.I. +, S.C. +, S.Dak. +, Tex. +, Vt. +  and Wis. +
10–1000 m +
Open meadows, usually moist soils, sometimes sandy or rocky habitats +
Flowering early–late summer. +
Publ. Carnegie Inst. Wash. +
Artemisia forwoodii +
Artemisia campestris subsp. caudata +
Artemisia campestris +
subspecies +