Taxon  Report   703    
Artemisia biennis  Willd.
Biennial sagewort
Artemisia biennis
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Artemisia biennis
© 2005 Louis-M. Landry
Artemisia biennis
© 2012 Zoya Akulova
Artemisia biennis, a dicot, is an annual or perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Artemisia biennis
© 2005 Louis-M. Landry
Genus: Artemisia
Communities: (many plant communities), weed, characteristic of disturbed places, wetland-riparian


Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Habitat: disturbed

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Artemisia biennis var. biennis
More information about  Artemisia biennis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 19, 2019).