Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium

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Family Asteraceae
Artemisia biennis Willd.
biennial sage-wort, biennial wormwood
Artemisia: referring to the Greek goddess Artemis who so benefited from a plant of this family that she gave it her own name
biennis: biennial, completing the life cycle in two growing seasons, usually blooming and fruiting in the second
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Status: Introduced - naturalized
Plant: erect, annual/biennial, 1'-10' tall, hairless, smooth, mostly odorless forb
Flower: head greenish, 1/8" wide, almost stalkless; inflorescence dense, spike-like clusters; blooms Aug.-Oct.
Fruit:elliptical, dry seed
Leaf:alternate, not silvery, mostly hairless, feathery, cut almost to the mid-rib, lobes toothed leaf drawing
Habitat: disturbed sites, streambanks; in sandy soil

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