Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Artemisia annua L. image
Photographer: Emmet J. Judziewicz           
Family Asteraceae
Artemisia annua L.
annual sage-wort, sweet wormwood
Artemisia: referring to the Greek goddess Artemis who so benefited from a plant of this family that she gave it her own name
annua: Latin for "yearly" usually referring to a plant which lives only one season
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Status: Introduced - adventive
Plant: erect, annual, 1'-10' tall, very bushy, sweet-smelling forb
Flower: inflorescence loose, branched, dense clusters
Fruit:top-shaped dry seed
Leaf:mostly hairless, not silvery, feathery leaf drawing
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