Taxon  Report   709 
Artemisia dracunculus  L.
Pinon Wormwood, Wild Tarragon, herbaceous sagewort, tarragon
Artemisia dracunculus, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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 Distribution by County 

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© 2003 Michael Charters
 Plant Characteristics
 and Associations

Bloom Period

© 2007 Steve Matson
Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Valley Grassland, Joshua Tree Woodland
Toxicity: DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Genus: Artemisia
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Other Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Artemisia dracunculoides var. dracunculina
PLANTS: Artemisia dracunculoides
PLANTS: Artemisia dracunculus ssp. glauca
PLANTS: Artemisia dracunculus var. glauca
PLANTS: Artemisia glauca var. dracunculina
PLANTS: Artemisia glauca
PLANTS: Oligosporus dracunculus ssp. dracunculinus
PLANTS: Oligosporus dracunculus ssp. glaucus
PLANTS: Oligosporus dracunculus
 Information about  Artemisia dracunculus  from other sources:
Photos on Picasa / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google


Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

2012 Jepson Manual Treament from the Jepson Herbarium,
University of California, Berkeley

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

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Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Native Plant Database

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 Calif. Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Apr 18, 2014).

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