Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Artemisia ludoviciana Nutt. subsp. ludoviciana image
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Emmet J. Judziewicz

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Paul Drobot

Paul Drobot

Paul Drobot

Robert W. Freckmann
Family Asteraceae
Artemisia ludoviciana Nutt. subsp. ludoviciana
Louisiana sage-wort, western mugwort, white sage
Artemisia: referring to the Greek goddess Artemis who so benefited from a plant of this family that she gave it her own name
ludoviciana: referring to King Louis X, therefore, by extension, to the State of Louisiana; a form of Latin meaning "of Louisiana"
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, perennial, 1'-3' tall forb, unbranched to inflorescence; stems with white fuzz toward the top; from rhizomes
Flower: head cream to green; inflorescence dense, long, spike-like clusters; blooms July-Oct.
Fruit:dry seed
Leaf:alternate, lance-shaped, silvery, mostly undivided or with a few large teeth or lobes, not feathery leaf drawing
Habitat: dry; prairies, disturbed sites
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Artemisia brittonii Rydb.
Artemisia diversifolia Rydb.
Artemisia gnaphalodes Nutt.
Artemisia herriotii Rydb.
Artemisia ludoviciana Nutt. subsp. typica D.D.Keck
Artemisia ludoviciana Nutt. var. americana (Besser) Fernald
Artemisia ludoviciana Nutt. var. brittonii (Rydb.) Fernald
Artemisia ludoviciana Nutt. var. gnaphalodes (Nutt.) Torr. & A.Gray
Artemisia ludoviciana Nutt. var. latifolia (Besser) Torr. & A.Gray
Artemisia ludoviciana Nutt. var. ludoviciana
Artemisia ludoviciana Nutt. var. pabularis (A.Nelson) Fernald
Artemisia pabularis (A.Nelson) Rydb.
Artemisia purshiana Besser
Artemisia purshiana Besser var. latifolia Besser
Artemisia rhizomata A.Nelson var. pabularis A.Nelson
Artemisia vulgaris L. subsp. ludoviciana (Nutt.) H.M.Hall & Clem.
Artemisia vulgaris L. var. ludoviciana (Nutt.) Kuntze

         
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