Calflora
Taxon  Report   708    
Artemisia douglasiana  Besser
California mugwort,  Douglas' sagewort
Artemisia douglasiana
© 2016 Glen Schneider
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Artemisia douglasiana
© 2018 Kristen Jones
Artemisia douglasiana
© 2008 Keir Morse
Artemisia douglasiana, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Plant Characteristics
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Artemisia douglasiana
© 2017 Alison Sheehey
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities), wetland-riparian

Toxicity: DERMATITIS

Wetlands:
Arid West: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Habitat: disturbed

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Artemisia campestris var. douglasiana
PLANTS: Artemisia vulgaris ssp. heterophylla
PLANTS: Artemisia vulgaris var. douglasiana
More information about  Artemisia douglasiana
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (ARDO3)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 21, 2018).

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