Artemisia ludoviciana subsp. albula

(Wooton) D. D. Keck

Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci., ser. 4, 25: 446. 1946

Common names: White wormwood
Basionyms: Artemisia albula Wooton Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 16: 193. 1913,
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 19. Treatment on page 528. Mentioned on page 527.
Stems 30–80 cm, widely branched, tomentose or glabrous. Leaves uniformly whitish green; blades lance-linear (and entire), or obovate to elliptic (with antrorse teeth or lobes to 1/3 blade lengths, usually 1–2 cm, margins revolute), faces ± tomentose. Heads in open, paniculiform arrays (9–)15–40 × (4–)8–30 cm. Involucres 1–2 × 2–3 mm. Florets: pistillate 8–11; bisexual 8–13; corollas 1–1.5 mm.

Phenology: Flowering early summer–fall.
Habitat: Desert drainages, sandy soils
Elevation: 1500–2000 m

Distribution

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Ariz., Calif., Colo., Nev., N.Mex., Tex., Utah, Mexico.

Discussion

Selected References

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Lower Taxa

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AuthorLeila M. Shultz +
Authority(Wooton) D. D. Keck +
BasionymsArtemisia albula +
Common nameWhite wormwood +
DistributionAriz. +, Calif. +, Colo. +, Nev. +, N.Mex. +, Tex. +, Utah + and Mexico. +
Elevation1500–2000 m +
HabitatDesert drainages, sandy soils +
Illustration copyrightFlora of North America Association +
IllustratorLinda Ann Vorobik +
PhenologyFlowering early summer–fall. +
Publication titleProc. Calif. Acad. Sci., ser. +
Publication year1946 +
ReferenceNone +
Source xmlhttps://jpend@bitbucket.org/aafc-mbb/fna-data-curation.git/src/f50eec43f223ca0e34566be0b046453a0960e173/coarse grained fna xml/V19-20-21/V19 910.xml +
SynonymsArtemisia vulgaris var. ludoviciana +
Taxon familyAsteraceae +
Taxon nameArtemisia ludoviciana subsp. albula +
Taxon parentArtemisia ludoviciana +
Taxon ranksubspecies +
VolumeVolume 19 +