Artemisia ludoviciana subsp. mexicana

(Willdenow ex Sprengel) D. D. Keck

Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci., ser. 4, 25: 452. 1946

Common names: Mexican wormwood
Basionyms: Artemisia mexicana Willdenow ex Sprengel Syst. Veg. 3: 490. 1826
Synonyms: Artemisia neomexicana Greene ex Rydberg Artemisia revoluta Rydberg
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 19. Treatment on page 529. Mentioned on page 527.
Stems 30–80(–100) cm, widely branched, sparsely hairy or glabrous. Leaves strongly bicolor (white and green, or gray-green and green), narrowly lanceolate, 4–10 × 0.5–1 cm, lobed; faces ± tomentose (abaxial) or glabrescent. Heads in paniculiform or racemiform arrays 1–8 × 2–5 cm. Involucres (campanulate) 3–4 × 2–3 mm. Florets: pistillate (5–)8–10; bisexual (6–)10–20; corollas ca. 1.5 mm. 2n = 18, 36.

Phenology: Flowering late summer–late fall.
Habitat: Mountain slopes, rocky soils
Elevation: 500–1000 m

Distribution

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Ariz., Colo., Nev., N.Mex., Okla., Tex., Mexico.

Discussion

Selected References

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Lower Taxa

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AuthorLeila M. Shultz +
Authority(Willdenow ex Sprengel) D. D. Keck +
BasionymsArtemisia mexicana +
Common nameMexican wormwood +
DistributionAriz. +, Colo. +, Nev. +, N.Mex. +, Okla. +, Tex. + and Mexico. +
Elevation500–1000 m +
HabitatMountain slopes, rocky soils +
Illustration copyrightFlora of North America Association +
IllustratorLinda Ann Vorobik +
PhenologyFlowering late summer–late 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 913.xml +
SynonymsArtemisia neomexicana + and Artemisia revoluta +
Taxon familyAsteraceae +
Taxon nameArtemisia ludoviciana subsp. mexicana +
Taxon parentArtemisia ludoviciana +
Taxon ranksubspecies +
VolumeVolume 19 +