Artemisia glomerata


Mém. Acad. Imp. Sci. St. Pétersbourg Hist. Acad. 5: 564. 1815.

Common names: Congested sagewort
Synonyms: Ajania glomerata (Ledebour) Poljakov Artemisia glomerata var. subglabra Hultén Artemisia norvegica var. glomerata (Ledebour) H. M. Hall & Clements
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 19. Treatment on page 526. Mentioned on page 521, 525.

Perennials, 30–50(–100) cm (densely cespitose), mildly aromatic (not rhizomatous, caudices subterranean, branches clothed with persistent leaf bases). Stems relatively numerous, ascending, brown, simple, hairy. Leaves mostly basal (cauline mostly 2–4, smaller), whitish; blades (basal) flabellate, 0.5–1(–2) × 0.5–0.8(–1.5) cm, relatively deeply lobed (lobes 5–9, linear), faces strigillose. Heads (3–10, erect or nodding, peduncles 0 or to 15 mm) in subcapitate to corymbiform arrays 1–5 × 2–4 cm. Involucres broadly campanulate, 3–4 × 3.5–5 mm. Phyllaries lanceolate (margins brownish), densely pilose. Florets: pistillate 4–5; bisexual 10–15; corollas yellow (3–5-toothed), 2–2.5 mm, glabrous or sparsely pilose. Cypselae ellipsoid (flattened, margins ribbed), 1–1.5 mm, glabrous. 2n = 18, 27, 36, 54.

Phenology: Flowering mid summer.
Habitat: Arctic and alpine tundra and sandy slopes
Elevation: 0–1000 m


Artemisia glomerata is similar to A. senjavinensis; it can be distinguished by its more deeply lobed leaves and sparser indument.

Selected References


Lower Taxa

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Leila M. Shultz +
Ledebour +
Congested sagewort +
Yukon +  and Alaska. +
0–1000 m +
Arctic and alpine tundra and sandy slopes +
Flowering mid summer. +
Mém. Acad. Imp. Sci. St. Pétersbourg Hist. Acad. +
Ajania glomerata +, Artemisia glomerata var. subglabra +  and Artemisia norvegica var. glomerata +
Artemisia glomerata +
Artemisia subg. Artemisia +
species +