Artemisia campestris subsp. pacifica

(Nuttall) H. M. Hall & Clements

Publ. Carnegie Inst. Wash. 326: 122. 1923

Common names: Western sagewort
Basionyms: Artemisia pacifica Nuttall Trans. Amer. Philos. Soc., n. s. 7: 401. 1841
Synonyms: Artemisia campestris var. petiolata S. L. Welsh Artemisia campestris var. scouleriana (Besser) Cronquist Artemisia desertorum var. scouleriana Besser Oligosporus campestris subsp. pacificus (Nuttall) W. A. Weber Oligosporus pacificus
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 19. Treatment on page 508. Mentioned on page 506.
Perennials, 30–100 cm. Stems 2–5. Leaves: basal rosettes persistent (faces green and glabrous or gray-green and sparsely hairy). Heads in arrays 10–22 × 1–3(–7) cm. Involucres turbinate, 2–3 × 2(–3) mm.

Phenology: Flowering mid–late summer.
Habitat: Sandy soils, arid regions
Elevation: 100–2500 m

Distribution

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Alta., B.C., Man., Sask., Alaska, Ariz., Calif., Colo., Idaho, Mont., Nebr., Nev., N.Mex., Oreg., Tex., Utah, Wash., Wyo.

Discussion

Throughout western North America, members of the Artemisia campestris complex can be assigned to subsp. pacifica. Although morphologically distinct through much of its range, subsp. pacifica may intergrade with subsp. canadensis and A. borealis in areas where their ranges overlap.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

AuthorLeila M. Shultz +
Authority(Nuttall) H. M. Hall & Clements +
BasionymsArtemisia pacifica +
Common nameWestern sagewort +
DistributionAlta. +, B.C. +, Man. +, Sask. +, Alaska +, Ariz. +, Calif. +, Colo. +, Idaho +, Mont. +, Nebr. +, Nev. +, N.Mex. +, Oreg. +, Tex. +, Utah +, Wash. + and Wyo. +
Elevation100–2500 m +
HabitatSandy soils, arid regions +
Illustration copyrightFlora of North America Association +
IllustratorLinda Ann Vorobik +
PhenologyFlowering mid–late summer. +
Publication titlePubl. Carnegie Inst. Wash. +
Publication year1923 +
ReferenceNone +
Source xmlhttps://jpend@bitbucket.org/aafc-mbb/fna-data-curation.git/src/f50eec43f223ca0e34566be0b046453a0960e173/coarse grained fna xml/V19-20-21/V19 855.xml +
SynonymsArtemisia campestris var. petiolata +, Artemisia campestris var. scouleriana +, Artemisia desertorum var. scouleriana +, Oligosporus campestris subsp. pacificus + and Oligosporus pacificus +
Taxon familyAsteraceae +
Taxon nameArtemisia campestris subsp. pacifica +
Taxon parentArtemisia campestris +
Taxon ranksubspecies +
VolumeVolume 19 +