Artemisia laciniata subsp. laciniata

Synonyms: Artemisia laciniatiformis Komarov Artemisia macrobotrys Ledebour
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 19. Treatment on page 526.

Stems 20–50 cm, hairy. Leaves mostly cauline, blades 5–20 × 1–2 cm, sparsely hairy. Heads in arrays 8–18 × 1–4 cm. Involucres 3–5 × 4–8 mm. Corollas yellowish, 1–1.5 mm. Cypselae 0.5–1 mm. 2n = 18.


Phenology: Flowering mid–late summer.
Habitat: Dry, gravelly stream banks, grassy flats, forested areas, dry hillsides
Elevation: 100–1500 m

Discussion

Widely distributed in Eurasia and often confused with Artemisia norvegica, A. laciniata subsp. laciniata can be distinguished by its well-developed basal leaves and smaller heads.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

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Leila M. Shultz +
Willdenow +
Yukon +, Alaska +  and Eurasia. +
100–1500 m +
Dry, gravelly stream banks, grassy flats, forested areas, dry hillsides +
Flowering mid–late summer. +
Artemisia laciniatiformis +  and Artemisia macrobotrys +
Artemisia laciniata subsp. laciniata +
Artemisia laciniata +
subspecies +