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


Facts about "Artemisia glomerata"
AuthorLeila M. Shultz +
AuthorityLedebour +
Common nameCongested sagewort +
DistributionYukon + and Alaska. +
Elevation0–1000 m +
HabitatArctic and alpine tundra and sandy slopes +
Illustration copyrightFlora of North America Association +
IllustratorLinda Ann Vorobik +
PhenologyFlowering mid summer. +
Publication titleMém. Acad. Imp. Sci. St. Pétersbourg Hist. Acad. +
Publication year1815 +
ReferenceNone +
Source xml grained fna xml/V19-20-21/V19 903.xml +
SynonymsAjania glomerata +, Artemisia glomerata var. subglabra + and Artemisia norvegica var. glomerata +
Taxon familyAsteraceae +
Taxon nameArtemisia glomerata +
Taxon parentArtemisia subg. Artemisia +
Taxon rankspecies +
VolumeVolume 19 +