Calflora
Taxon  Report   8472    
Artemisia vulgaris  L., sensu stricto
Common wormwood
Artemisia vulgaris
© 2005 Louis-M. Landry
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Artemisia vulgaris
© 2009 Phil Pullen
Artemisia vulgaris
© 2007 Louis-M. Landry
Artemisia vulgaris, a dicot, is a perennial herb or shrub that is not native to California.

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Plant Characteristics
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Artemisia vulgaris
© 2005 Louis-M. Landry
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Artemisia
Communities: escaped cultivar

Toxicity: DERMATITIS

Wetlands: Occurs in non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Artemisia selengensis
PLANTS: Artemisia vulgaris var. selengensis
PLANTS: Artemisia vulgaris var. latiloba
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More information about  Artemisia vulgaris
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Photos on Google Images

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (ARVU)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 16, 2018).

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