Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Artemisia campestris L. subsp. caudata (Michx.) H.M.Hall & Clem. image
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Robert W. Freckmann
Family Asteraceae
Artemisia campestris L. subsp. caudata (Michx.) H.M.Hall & Clem.
field sage-wort, field wormwood
Artemisia: referring to the Greek goddess Artemis who so benefited from a plant of this family that she gave it her own name
campestris: of the fields or open plains
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, biennial/perennial, 8"-32" tall, slightly scented forb; taprooted
Flower: head yellow, up to 1/5" wide; inflorescence small, spike-like to large, open branched clusters; blooms July-Oct.
Fruit:mostly cylindrical, dry seed
Leaf:alternate, feathery-divided into linear segments, both sides of similar color, lower leaves crowded,leaf drawing
Habitat: dry; prairies, woods, beaches; in sandy soil
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Artemisia campestris L. var. caudata (Michx.) E.J.Palmer & Steyerm.
Artemisia caudata Michx.
Artemisia caudata Michx. var. calvens Lunell
Artemisia forwoodii S.Watson
Oligosporus campestris (L.) Cass. subsp. caudatus (Michx.) W.A.Weber

         
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