Calflora
Taxon  Report   714    
Artemisia ludoviciana  Nutt.  ssp. ludoviciana 
Silver wormwood,  White sagebrush
Artemisia ludoviciana ssp. ludoviciana
© 2013 Steve Matson
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Artemisia ludoviciana ssp. ludoviciana
© 2013 Steve Matson
Artemisia ludoviciana ssp. ludoviciana
© 2015 Richard Spellenberg
Artemisia ludoviciana ssp. ludoviciana, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.

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Artemisia ludoviciana ssp. ludoviciana
© 2013 Steve Matson
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Artemisia
Parent: Artemisia ludoviciana
Toxicity: DERMATITIS

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Artemisia diversifolia
PLANTS: Artemisia vulgaris ssp. ludoviciana
PLANTS: Artemisia purshiana
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More information about  Artemisia ludoviciana ssp. ludoviciana
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 (ARLUL2)

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: Dec 15, 2018).